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WORK-TRADE / WORK-EXCHANGE POSITION

Wanted: Farm, house, land help needed
Type: volunteer position with accom., breakfast, lunch, more (see below)
Organization: Free Roots Farm
Location: Margaree Harbour, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

We are Tierra and Dave, founders of Free Roots Farm, a conscious, all-natural vegetable farm located in rural Cape Breton, NS. Our goal is to provide delicious and healthy produce to the surrounding area. We are looking for hard-working people that have a like-minded environmental consciousness.

We ask for our workers to invest about 5 to 6 hours a day, 5 days a week depending on the weather and work. Throughout the season we require help with prepping garden beds, seeding, transplanting, watering, weeding, mulching, harvesting, washing, packaging and labeling, preserving, wild foraging, help with our Air BnB, building, and other farm and homestead related tasks as they come up. We offer breakfast and lunch on work days as well as free board. Our mornings usually start with coffee, breakfast, and music while we discuss the day ahead. Lunch is around 12ish. We also expect everyone to contribute in meal clean-up. It is important to note that the days can sometimes be hot and the work can sometimes be tedious. It can be challenging at times and it is important that volunteers understand this. This is an opportunity best for those that are wanting to learn how to grow organically on a small farm.

We have a camper that sleeps 2 comfortably and has power and a kitchen. The shower is in the main house.

There is an abundance of activities in the area. We are centered between 2 towns, Inverness and Cheticamp. English and French are the main languages of the area. We are just a 5 minute walk from a lovely pebble beach and a 10 minute walk to the large sandy beach. The area offers a lot to do during the summer including beach fires, restaurants, paddle boarding, sea kayaking, whale watching, floats down the river, hiking, micro breweries, live music, parties, and we are located at the foot of the world famous Cabot Trail.

Please contact Tierra at:

Email: freerootsfarm mask gmail.com*

or 902-561-0876

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*Email: The e-mail address above has been masked to prevent spam. Please copy the address or type it manually, add the @ sign, remove “mask” and any spaces.
 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 6 2018    ID: 45037