Experience life on an American farm in Missouri USA



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    Thank you for looking into our page! Our names are Tom and Sherry. We are farmers who have raised 5 children. We would like to welcome someone to stay with us and help with the garden and farm. We raise around 100 goats, 30 cows and calves, and a garden and orchard every year. Additionally, we work hard to keep a clean house and eat the food we grow. That said, we eat a lot of beef, vegetables and fruit and a little goat. The goats bring a lot of joy on the farm!

    At the farm, we would simply include you in our daily tasks. We are flexible on the hours that you could do. A suggestion would be to work half days five days a week or full days three days a week. You are welcome to eat with us as much as you want. It would be nice to have you stay at least a week. We would try to save special projects that particularly interest you for when you are here. Unfortunately, the time of the year sometimes tells us which work we must do. Our daily work includes the following:
    1) Making and cleaning up from two or three meals
    2) Feeding cats, goats, and cows

    Nearly everyday, we work on another project, depending on the time of the year. It would be great to have your help for these projects. Here are some examples:
    1) Planting the garden
    2) Tending the garden (weeding, making sure the plants grow correctly, adjusting fence to keep animals out, etc.)
    3) Moving hay for the cows
    4) Building or taking out fence for the animals
    5) Carpentry projects for the animals (building feeders, gates, etc.)
    6) Harvesting the garden or orchard (We have pear and apple trees; we grow corn, beans, spinach, lettuce, radishes, peppers, potatoes, beets, and other plants in the garden.)
    7) Canning and freezing the vegetables and fruits

    We have a large farm house, which we like to share with others. At the house, you will have a private floor of the house to yourself. That floor of the house has a private bedroom, private bathroom, a large living room, and a microwave and refrigerator. There is not a full kitchen, but right up the stairs is a kitchen that you can use. Also, if you're arriving by air, we can pick you up from the airport. That may be easiest as there is no public transportation to our farm except Uber.
    We would like to accommodate the goals and interest of a helper, while he or she learns how to develop a sustainable farm. We host our five kids, their spouses or friends, and our ten grandchildren for holidays, so we love having people around. Hope to see you soon!

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • 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

    Travelers that accept our hosting will learn how to develop and maintain a self sustaining farm that produces a variety of products to support a family. Including many vegetables, fruits, and goats and cattle. This would include all aspects of small farming operations. We would like to help our visitors learn English and our culture.

  • L’hôte offre un salaire correspondant au salaire minimum

    L’hôte offre un salaire correspondant au salaire minimum

    Cet hôte offre l'hébergement et une rémunération.

    L’hôte a indiqué qu'il paierait au moins le salaire horaire minimum de son pays pour chaque heure travaillée et que l’hébergement serait fourni. Il demande de l'aide dans le cadre de son entreprise ou activité professionnelle. Contactez l'hôte directement via la messagerie du site pour en savoir plus et avoir des détails sur le salaire proposé. Tous les arrangements devraient être conclus à l'avance avec votre hôte.

  • Aide


    No experience necessary. You'll be tasked to your level of comfortability. We need help with the daily chores of feeding our animals; all ages of goats, cows and calves. We also have a need for help in our vegetable garden. Some house cleaning and cooking could be helpful. We have such a variety of work, that we can adjust your duties and tasks to accommodate your capability and interest. We would like to host families that would like to work and play together on the farm. Many of the daily tasks are outlined above in the “projects and business” block.

    The help we need requires an ability to learn how to care for animals and work in a small vegetable garden. The farm work may require the operation of some farm equipment, like a tractor and skid steer (Bobcat). Previous experience is not required. You just need to be willing to learn. As an alternative to this outside farm work we could also accommodate someone who is intersted in helping with housework and processing food products from farm and garden.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant

  • Hébergement


    We have a large farm house that will be your home. You will have a private bedroom and full bath and plenty of private living space. We would share our kitchen and dinning room. We would like to experience your cultural tastes as you experience ours.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Plenty of time off could be used to experience the many sights and activities near Kansas City Missouri, like sporting events, or historical sights that evolved as this country developed to the west. The historical Jessy James home farm is near by as well as one of the first farms and wool mills that was establish here in the early days. We have five grown children who visit occasionally and would love to share information about their international experiences. We are actively involved with our church and community and may offer interaction with other youth who would be intersted in your culture and experiences.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Minimum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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N° de référence hôte : 525138943155