Learn about farming and living off the land on our organic sustainable farm in Lytton BC, Canada

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  • Description

    Description

    Come and learn about organic farming! Our farm is located in the Fraser Canyon in a beautiful, natural, off grid setting surrounded by wilderness and mountains and is very unique. We have been farming organically since 1985. We are a family farm working together to grow quality produce for the Vancouver markets. We eat tasty vegetarian meals, and love to swim and play music as well as working very hard.

    We are certified organic with NOOA. We use cover crops, organic fertilizer, rock dust, worm castings for soil enhancement. We use mostly open pollinated, organic seed.

    We accept people from April to October. It is well worth coming to see our beautiful farm and spending time working with us.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    Enseignement
    Jardinage
    Aide dans une ferme

  • 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

    Here on our farm we are a family run farm and passionate about what we do. Coming to our little piece of paradise in the Fraser Canyon will be an experience you will not forget. Come and learn about Ecological farming from farmers who have been farming for 36 years. Living off grid, and eating healthy organic meals.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We are looking for people who are interested in learning about organic farming. You would be doing a variety of different jobs depending on the time of year. Transplanting plants, Digging beds, Planting, Weeding, Watering, Thinning, Pruning trees, Harvesting fruits and vegetables, and taking turns cooking lunch.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
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  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    We have individual cabins for workers with minimal power for lights and charging. WiFi is available. We have an outdoor shower, outhouse and washing machine. Cooking facilities are available in each cabin. We provide you with food to cook your own meals.

    One of our accommodations is a rustic truck house. Many people have talked about how they love staying in the truck house named Jake because of it rustic and unique charm. It has what you need, a stove for cooking, a sink inside and outside, a couch for relaxing and many books available for reading, a bed that over looks one of our many apple orchards and it is in a private location. Our other two accommodations has everything you need a stove for cooking, food provided, a bed to sleep in, tables, an outside area for relaxing and beautiful views.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    There are many wonderful things to do on your day off or after work. Go for a hike in the beautiful Fraser Canyon and surrounding mountains or take a walk down to the Fraser river, we have a pond to cool off in on hot days, play street hockey with the locals every Tuesday, we have bikes you can borrow to go for a ride. Borrow books from our library and relax in the wilderness.

    There is a bus from Surrey, B.C (which is just outside of Vancouver) that you can take to get to Lytton. It leaves on Tuesday's and Friday's at 7:00 a.m. Here is the Bus info.

    Adventure Charter Bus Rentals

    Gertzen Ventures Ltd
    4705B Collier Place
    Williams Lake, BC, V2G 5E9
    Tel: 250-305-2251
    info@adventurecharters.ca

  • 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 ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week



N° de référence hôte : 633742133613