Positions: Farm/ Homestead Collaborator
Farm: 2 Beans or not 2 Beans Farm
Location: Gaspereau, near Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Housing: accommodation and meals included (see below)
Type: farm stay / volunteer
Greetings Prospective Farm Stay Guests !
2 Beans or not 2 Beans Farm is an up and coming small-scale, mixed-vegetable and fruit Farm and Arts homested in Gaspereau, Nova Scotia, Canada.
We a currently seeking collaborators for our 2021 season, as potentially beyond !
We would prefer a 2 week work trade minimum though may be able to accomodate unique situations for local helpers living off site.
My name is Erich. I have recently (as of 2019) moved back to Gaspereau, Nova Scotia to be closer to my family and long time friends, and to start a Cooperative Art Farm Eco-Education (CAFE) Homested on a newly mortgaged property and house!
Wolfville, Gaspereau and Grand Pre are beautifully located in the stunning lands and waters of the unceeded Mi'k Mak'i First Nation territory.
Mixed hardwood and conifer forests, roll along hills into farmland and dykelands constructed by the Acadian peoples, merging with the shores of the Bay of Fundy, which claim the highest tides on the planet.
There are numerous freshwater rivers, lakes and seaside swimming spots for those hot summer days or those wintery cold water submersions !
Farms, Orchards and Vineyards appear to make up most of the properties throughout the countryside landscape here in the beautiful Annapolis Valley.
4 acres total, 3 acres of gently rolling pasture and 1 acre of house site with mature white oak, red maple, ash, and adolescent chestnut, black walnut, an established raspberry patch, a couple apples trees as well as other species and varieties of native and introduced plants that the previous owners tended during their time.
60 year old bungalow, 2 bedroom, foyer/living room, kitchen, bathroom, with an earthen floor basement which is used for wood cutting both for building, repairs and for fire wood storage and prep.
2021 will be our first full growing season with a garden plan to fill at least 30 raised beds of at least 85 ft. long with over 100 different varieties of plants including Greenhouse Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Peppers, Melons, Squash, Greens, Root Crops, Flowers, over 1000 Strawberry plants and Rasperries and more !
We invite open, enthusiastic, dilligent and playful individuals who have a passion for nature and community to learn and work together with us to bring to fruition our 2021 Garden Plan !
2 Beans or not 2 Beans Farm offers a space for people who seek to thrive in an experiential learning environment with organic farming and the creative arts. We are a mix of farmers, musicians, fibre artists, and nature lovers who are in the starting phase of setting up a self-sustaining cooperative enterprise where we can pursue our passions of abundant organic farming, permaculture and the arts, while offering space for guests to meet their needs, realize their own dreams and potential during their stay.
We offer 2 vegetarian meals a day with in-house accomodation in exchange for 20-25 hours a week of work hours around the farm.
There is also a camping option or one can park a camper vehilce here on site if desired.
Tasks will include:
If you are interested in collaborating with our Vision of a Cooperative, Art, Farm, Eco-Education (CAFE) Homested please write us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (902) 990 0098 with any and all questions you may have about visiting or living on the Farm !
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 5 2021 ID: 58561