Kinsol Farm Accommodation Exchange, Duncan, BC – FILLED

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 13, 2017

Kinsol Farm accommodation available in exchange for part time farm labour

Accommodation in Exchange for P/T Farm Labour in the beautiful Cowichan Valley

WHERE: KINSOL FARM, 4041 Mountain Road, Duncan, BC

WHAT: Henk (carpenter) and Robin (herbalist) are seeking a couple to exchange 20 hours per week in farm labour for accommodation at their 12 acre farm 20 minutes south of Duncan. The farm is a hobby farm with the potential to grow and generate more revenue from produce/herbs/chickens etc. with the right help.

Robin and Henk, who are looking for a farm labour accommodation exchange, show off their hive frames filled with golden honey

ABOUT THE FARM: At present, the farm consists of a veggie garden, small greenhouse, orchard, herb gardens, pastureland (4 sheep), woodlot, bees, and 70 laying hens. The farm is organic, but not certified, and we raise some herbs for Botanical Bliss, Robin’s herbal products business (botanicalbliss.ca). View more via the Kinsol Farm Land Listing on the Young Agrarians UMAP.

 ACCOMMODATION: 

  • 800 square foot suite with full kitchen, bathroom, 1 bedroom, living area and glassed-in porch, ground level entry, wood & electric heat;
  • Partially furnished;
  • Parking for one vehicle;
  • Shared laundry;
  • Includes internet (with restrictions) & hydro (small charge in winter months);

 

Kinsol Farmers are looking for a farm labour accommodation exchange

In exchange for a living space on the farm you will be responsible for assisting in the following tasks:

FARM LABOUR  – 20 hours per week

  • Daily animal feed and upkeep;
  • Spring garden/greenhouse design, preparation and planting;
  • Summer /fall weeding, harvest, herb drying, canning etc;
  • Special projects including woodcutting, tree control, building, fencing, drainage control, maintenance of buildings/roadways etc. (detailed list available upon request)

For more information please contact:

Henk Scholten & Robin Round
Phone: 250-746-7371 or Email: henkinsol@yahoo.ca

Henk, driving an orange tractor, is looking for a farm labour accommodation exchange

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