Love to meet new people on our family farm in Lumby, BC, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    One of us is a carpenter and the other a retired biologist. Two grown children not living at home but may be home for short stays. We have 2 border collies that work on the farm so you must like dogs. This is a small family farm on 26 acres. We enjoy meeting and working with helpers from different countries and we try to make your stay work for both of us. Although we are not vegetarians or other specialty diets we have no problem hosting one. One family member is gluten free. No perfumes or scents please as one member of the family has a sensitivity.
    One family member speaks German but ability to communicate in basic English a must for the safety of the animals. We appreciate if you are able to work with us and independently if needed. Also must be a non smoker.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Care and feeding of farm animals, some lambing skills depending on the season.
    Potentially carpentry skills depending on projects
    Some skills relating to dogs herding sheep
    Prepping garden food and preserves
    Improvement of English language skills
    Local ecology and species
    What it takes to band a hummingbird ( dependent on whether banding sessions are scheduled during stay)

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We are generally welcoming help after Feb-July and then again in the fall, however, please inquire as we will consider stays outside that period. Lambs are usually born in February .

    Seasonally we welcome assistance with with fencing, firewood cutting, the garden, harrowing, feeding livestock, building and building maintenance and general farm labour. No experience necessary have a willing attitude and be comfortable around animals. Someone with Carpentry skills is always helpful.

    This year (2021) so far we have not been taking helpers due to Covid 19 . One person is high risk but we are all fully vaccinated. We expect that any help applying be fully vaccinated for covid-19 with a WHO approved or Canadian approved vaccine . We are also currently doing construction of a suite for permanent farm help and expect construction to be finished this fall. We will still likely be hosting some help seasonally during heavy workloads. We will keep everyone posted.

    We are located on a small farm 4 km north of Lumby and 30 minutes east of Vernon BC, with sheep, laying chickens, hay and sometimes meat birds. We also have some older horses and a large organic garden.

    We have lots of birds and generally very few biting flies or mosquitoes . We are also a hummingbird banding station every 2 weeks from late April until the beginning of August.

    The house is also under a bit of renovation. Experience with tools an asset but not required. Prefer to have 1-4 week stay or longer, but at certain times of the year may consider a shorter stay so please check with us if you are interested in a shorter stay. We just ask that if you commit to coming to stay at our place that you arrive and keep us posted of any changes.

  • Langues parlées

    Allemand: Courant
    Anglais: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    A basement room in the house with a queen sized bed and access to the main floor bathroom and shower. Meals are provided and it is expected that workawayers will help with food prep and /or cleanup and keep their spaces clean. Special diets can be accommodated in most cases, but workawayers will need to provide details of their diet requirements and work this out with the host prior to their stay.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We are located next to crown land so you can hike out from our place. We are located in a very scenic area that offers fishing, mtn. biking,hiking, paragliding, tubing, canoeing, swimming, snowshoeing in the winter and small town hospitality. We are also within bus access of the Okanagan Valley and both downhill and Nordic skiing is close if you have a car.We also head up a few times a week to Nordic ski so you can join us.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week depending on seasonal workload

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