Wanted: Farm helper
Type: vol. + accom, food (see below)
Farm: Where The Pavement Used To End Farm
Location: Vallican, Slocan Valley (near Nelson & Castlegar) BC
We are a three-acre organic family homestead farm in the Slocan Valley in south eastern British Columbia. We are looking for a helper to work with us two days per week in exchange for accomodation in a vintage school bus tiny home, fruits and vegetables from our garden, eggs from our hens, and some staple dry goods. Needing help from now until about the beginning of October. Work days and hours are flexible and can accomodate your other commitments.
Tasks will mainly revolve around the vegetable garden (weeding, watering, planting, harvesting), and also moving materials such as compost, manure and rocks, infrastructure maintenance such as fencing and waterlines, mowing, weed wacking, brushing, animal care, and help with the construction of our new shop. The bus has running hot and cold water, a shower, sink, two burner stove, lights, bar fridge, double bed, seating area, outhouse.
The Slocan River is nearby for swimming on hot days. The Slocan Valley Rail Trail is also nearby for hiking and biking. We have bikes available for you to use. For back country enthusiasts, we live on the doorstep of Valhalla Provincial Park. There are five hot springs within a couple hours drive. There is no cell service or wifi available. Wifi is available at the cafe in Winlaw, a ten minute drive.
If this sounds like a good fit for you, please get in touch to discuss details:
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 28 2019 ID: 53292