We are grateful to live on a beautiful 36 acre property and enjoy our 200 year old log home. We are located 1 hour south of ottawa and 1 hour north east of kingston. Our property is home to workshops and gatherings, should your stay be happening at the same time, you are invited to join in.
Angie is a certified permaculture designer, while this is not her area of work, it is her passion to share with those that love the land as much as we do. Your time with us will not be around business activity, it will most certainly be around sharing a love of the land and all it provides
Our property is designed with permaculture in mind and sustainability is our focus.
We host only between the months of may and october
Aide à la ferme
Aide avec les animaux
Please know that this a cultural exchange meaning it is important to me that you not only work but also gain knowledge and understanding in the areas that interest you most.
We are not all work. Evening campfires, morning coffees on the deck, great food, loads of laughs and just plain old simple living are what our best days consist of.
You may be helping with gardens (planting/harvesting/weeding), trail maintenance, eco projects there is a possibility of a workshop in treehouse construction. We expect all everyone to help with all meals, cooking as well as preparing for meals and cleaning up.
Some tasks will be quite physical. Weeding, cultivating plants, harvesting and clearing trails are some of the more physical tasks.
Projects for 2020:
Tree house living projects,
Outdoor bathroom using natural building techniques
Those applying should have good initiative and work ethics and be self-starters.
Please come prepared for inclement weather such as rain or mud. We dance, play and work in the rain. 'there is no such thing as bad weather - just bad clothes!' come prepared.
Yes, there are mosquitoes, please come prepared (insect repellent etc)
Work time is 5 hours a day in exchange for learning, meals and accommodations. You will provide your own clothes, gloves and boots (and all personal toiletry items). If you have your own computer there is wifi.
We offer; a private room in our home or a shared (if there are others here) trailer with two single beds. Who knows, a treehouse may also be ready when you are here. Internet access and hot showers. Our home is a log house structure with all modern conveniences on 36 acres. Food will be healthy and simple. We don’t take life to seriously so come ready to smile and laugh.
We are centrally located between ottawa, the capital city of canada & kingston. 1 hr from each.
A short 15 minute drive will bring you to merrickville. A unique & vibrant victorian village on the rdeau canal. And smiths falls the first ontario site designated a, unesco world heritage site.
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
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Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week