Bio-diverse, permaculture farm inviting volunteers for an educational experience in Quebec, Canada




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  • Descrição


    We are a small homestead in rural Québec, growing veggies and fruits in a permaculture spirit. We are a micro-farm located in the beautiful rolling hills of Dunham. Our 14 acres include a mixed forest, vegetable and herb garden, greenhouse, swimming pond and trampoline, as well as an edible forest garden. Preparing sourdough bread, kombucha, yoghurt, and various preserves is part of our regular routine for our own consumption.

    Our primary aim is to support each other in our spiritual development. We are a hopeful, imaginative and empowering response to modern socio-ecological challenges. Our farm is a site of ongoing holistic enquiry, with the aim to live mindfully, compassionately, ethically, resourcefully, creatively, and simply. We share a common worldview based on the belief that all living beings are interconnected and have intrinsic worth; that respect, kindness, generosity and friendship are cherished values to be practised; and that cultivating awareness and equanimity is essential for harmonious living. Informed by our continuous personal effort at observing our mental, vocal, and physical expressions, we take responsibility for our actions and strive to reach our fullest human potentials.

    Here are the guiding principles of our life here.

    Five Precepts

    Five ethical guidelines for harmonious living form the bedrock of our community. To assist us in maintaining high standards of personal integrity, we strive to refrain from harming living beings, taking what is not given, sexual misconduct, speaking falsely, and consuming intoxicants.


    We are committed to clear, honest, considerate and positive communication in our daily interactions, and are willing to invest ourselves to amicably resolve any conflicts as they arise. Listening deeply to others, practising humility, and appreciating the rich multiplicity of perspectives is the heart of our relationships.

    Meditation Practice

    While there are no obligations to have a formal and regular practice, it is encouraged to do so either individually or as a group. It is through intentional and sustained practice that we come to understand, appreciate, and commit to the vision outlined above.

    Community Work & Decision Making

    Adults are expected to participate in various activities such as consensus-based meetings, cooking, cleaning, child-care, gardening, construction/renovation, and so forth. A cooperative attitude is the fuel for a smooth functioning community.

    Food All food we grow and purchase is vegetarian, and as much local and organic as possible within reason.


    We are mindful of our consumption patterns and attempt to minimize our ecological footprints by reducing, re-using, and recycling.

    Even though the work day is over, helpers are expected to contribute to the cleanliness of the communal spaces i.e.: living room, kitchen & bathroom.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Cuidar de animais
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    We eat all meals together and work in the garden or on contruction projects together.

  • Ajuda


    Helpers will experience all the steps necessary to growing a succesful garden: establishing and following a calendar, seeding and caring for seedlings, greenhouse cultures, bed preparation, transplanting, irrigation, season extension, identifying pests and disease, weeding, etc.

    As well as food transformation as a part of homesteading: kombucha, bread, tomato sauce, pesto, jam, sauerkraut, kimchi, hot sauce, freezing berries, etc.

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Francês: Fluente

  • Acomodação


    A-frame cabin, and two large bell-tents, all with proper mattresses. The cabin and one of the tents have electricity. We eat all meals together.

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    The Eastern Townships are a beautiful place to visit. Stunning landscapes with great hikes, a thriving art community and many cultural activities.

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    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Este anfitrião pode fornecer espaço para vans.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

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    Horas previstas

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.

Precisão do perfil: (5.0)

Intercâmbio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicação: (5.0)

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 544959279368