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Hosts in Nova Scotia (101) - Page 1 of 11


Town or City: North Wiltshire
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 60
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 1037
Region: Prince Edward Island

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Over the last dozen years with a lot of help from people from HelpX.net we have turned this place from an neglected piece of land to a really neat farm. This season we will be raising chickens, a couple of pigs and a couple of beef cattle plus a large organic garden and a small orchid. We also plan to spend a lot of time this summer working on trails and clearing land. Since 2005 we have had a total of 45+ people come and stay with us. Some come for as little as a week and others came for the season. Several helpers have even come back year after year. Located in the rolling hills of Prince Edward Island Canada this 150 acre farm has been certified organic. To date we have restored the original farmhouse and built or restored eight out-buildings, including a machine shop, Garage, pigionier(it's a long story) and a several barns, planted large garden and small orchard, made a large pond and cleared some trials in woods. Check out our website for pictures and information. Lots of wo... more inside

        



Town or City: Caledonia Queens Co.
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Backpacker Hostel
Host ID: 11848
Region: Nova Scotia

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We are a small home style hostel in southwest Nova Scotia. Only 16km from kejimkujik national park. If you like to country air, dark sky's, canoeing and hiking then this is the place for you.

We are looking for someone who is WILLING TO LOOK AFTER THE PLACE WHILE WE ARE AWAY!!! Usually 3 or 4 days a week. Besides the hostel we travel around to different festival and events in the summer months and this is why we need someone here when are on the road.In exchange we will give you a bed and breakfast. A minimum of 2 weeks stay but of course you can stay longer.We are looking for volunteers for the 2017 season.

          



Town or City: New Germany RR 2
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 85
Persons: 1-2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 10339
Region: Nova Scotia

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A sheep farm with a wool shop.

Ideal for anyone interested in sheep, lambing, fleece, wool. Would love to host fibre artists. Area is very rural and quiet; we prefer to host couples
House is 4 bedroom, 3 bath.

Barn is a large wooden structure that needs repair.

Property includes pasture plus 65+ acres of forest (not logged in a long time).

We've both recently retired, Peter as a wildlife biologist and Jackie as a full time health services manager and part time university teacher.

            



Town or City: Newport Corner
All Year: Year Round
Area (ha): 32.8
Persons: 1-2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 31644
Region: Nova Scotia

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We live on 81 acres of beautiful Nova Scotia forest and field. We have 36 Alaskan huskies and 4 rotties we brought across country, from Yukon. In Yukon we raced dogs for the past number of years and hope to return to race, in the future.

Your farm experience here will include assisting Deb with the dogs and Jonathan with various building and clearing jobs. There will be daily kennel cleaning and watering and feeding of the dogs. As the weather is starting to cool down we are slowly getting the dogs out for more training runs. You can be part of this as we will teach you what is involved.
Our 4 rotties are very friendly and live with us in the house along with our newest family members Jake and BamBam. These boys are Padenco's from a rescue in Spain. So you must love dogs to enjoy your stay here.
Our land needs some trail clearing done as we are also starting a Dog Sled business.
We are also planning on reforesting our massive, grassy front lawn, in Sept. and there will... more inside

          



Town or City: halifax
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 3
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 59552
Region: Nova Scotia

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I've been hosting for a while now and have met many lovely people from overseas and locals. there are things such as maintenance and other fairly repetitive tasks like preparing produce, lawn-mowing and spring cleaning.
Accommodation is comfortable and things are kept in order; this just makes it easier for newcomers to find things & put them back. "Keep things together", "Put things back" & "Make things accessible" are our 3 golden rules.

I have a separate living area, but will regard you as part of the household and will usually combine meals & outings around the city and allow you a chance to do some sightseeing.
This is an urban city-farm that is intensively cultivated, 10 klms south of Halifax; walking and cycling distance from major retailers and convenient transport.

The garden is well established now; mainly fruit trees, veges, herbs, nuts and chickens. I'm committed to organic permaculture and am still learning. Work is 5~6 hours p/day with two days p/week off... I... more inside



Town or City: Cape Breton Highlands
All Year: no
Area (ha): 4
Persons: 1 maybe 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 535
Region: Nova Scotia

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Pleasant Bay, halfway around the Cabot Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands. Looking for someone who would be interested in helping with an Eco accommodations for hikers and nature lovers. Help clearing land, painting and building projects or yoga teaching. Accommodations and food provided, some cooking required. Its a wonderful area to enjoy nature, hiking and sea air. email for more info.
Thanks
Jeff

            



Town or City: Centre Burlington
All Year: yes
Area (ha): 29
Persons: 3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 39350
Region: Nova Scotia

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Fall'17 Update: We are looking for someone to stay in our second house for the winter. It has a wood stove, kitchen, shower and one bedroom. We have lots of projects on the go for the winter and would love some extra help harvesting greens from our hoop houses, helping repair the barn floor, starting seedlings and more.


We welcome people to come work and learn with us for long and short stays. We produce organic vegetables and pastrured eggs for a two hundred share CSA, farmer's market and for wholesale accounts. Helping new and aspiring farmers to learn new skills is a priority for us.

We have been donating significant amounts of food to our church for seven years.

We are dedicated Christians that are committed to respecting all people. There is a lot of laughter and good times here, but it is not a place to party with drugs and alcohol.

We work with our paid interns from six thirty am till six pm with an hour and a half for lunch. Help X guests are expec... more inside

          



Town or City: Hantsport, Nova Scotia
All Year: most of the year
Area (ha): 11.5 acres
Persons: 3-12
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 1853
Region: Nova Scotia

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The vineyard,fruit trees and vegetable garden are all planted. We still have lots to get done such as posts and wire and construction. We can teach you or if you have some skills that would be great.
If you are looking for a real farm experience and some fun too this is the place for you. Biking, swimming in ocean or lake, fishing, basketball, volleyball, hiking, nature walks, beach strolling and look for fossils at Blue Beach, camp fires , rope swing, paddle boat, take in the fantastic views, internet, tv, phone. Separate from the host accommodations just for helpers to enjoy cooking together with an abundance of food and a car to drive to near by towns.This is a more independent farm stay, hope you can make it here.
See you soon.
Craig, Angie ,3 little children &
2 friendly dogs

            



Town or City: Cornwall
All Year: no
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 30696
Region: Prince Edward Island

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We will not be requiring any help now until May of 2018. But please keep us in mind if you will be looking near that time.
We are a semi-retired couple, Merrill and Martha, living in a small town just outside Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. We live in a small duplex, having moved last year from a very large estate home in the country.
We are seasoned HelpX hosts (16 helpers so far) and very much enjoy meeting new people and sharing experiences. We are well-educated, well-traveled and have a broad world view. We are lacto-ovo vegetarian (but not the annoying kind!) and we have two cats.
A valid driver’s license would be very helpful. Also, for everyone’s peace of mind, we ask that our guest be insured with work/travel insurance. House is equipped with WiFi.
If you are a creative, energetic, outgoing person who is seeking a unique experience in one of Canada’s most beautiful locations, please be in touch! We are located in the middle of PEI so all points east an... more inside

            



Town or City: Canning
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 75
Persons: 1-3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 2625
Region: Nova Scotia

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We need help - hard-working happy people urgently needed to help with gardens (both decorative and produce), along with some events, programs, etc. It's an amazing community and you can be part of making it even better!

We have a magnificent arts centre based on 75 hectares of fields and forest overlooking the Bay of Fundy, only 20 minutes from Wolfville and 80 minutes from Halifax. In winter, we need help with light construction projects, and assisting with some of our community programs. Spring, summer and fall, we need help with the arts projects and with the large gardens, and with the kitchen.

It is an amazing place, and when open programs are available, we invite our volunteers to take part in great arts programs (when available)!

Also looking for cooks, people to help with ushering for the theatre, etc. In the summer, we require a police check to live on site because of the number of children in camp (available from your home or university police station easily).... more inside

            

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