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Barss Corner
All Year: April - August
Area (ha): 33
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 13655
Region: Nova Scotia

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Last Updated: January 4, 2012

Small family farm with large barn, 2 outbuildings and 2 ponds.
10% field and gardens, 90% forested land.
Silviculture and sustainable forestry practiced.
Organic gardening practiced for both vegie and flower gardens.
Humane rearing of meat and laying chickens and ducks including free ranging and no caging.
Quiet rural area, lots of forested paths for walking and meandering.
Close to large city (Halifax an hour away). Smaller towns closer by, Mahone Bay(15 Min), Bridgewater(30 Min), Lunenburg(30 Min), Liverpool (45 Min). Salt water beaches within 40 min, some with waves for boogie boarding.
Lake access across the street for swimming and fishing.
Room and board in exchange for 4-6 hours help daily(4-5 days a week) of the following:
10% weekly learning and helping with woodland including thinning and cutting wood for firewood and milling.
60% weekly learning and helping with vegie and flower gardens including planting, weeding, mulching, picking and preserving the harvest.
10% weekly learning and helping with birds including, feeding, watering, collecting eggs and cleaning.
20% weekly bulding maintenance and help during hay season.
Computer and Internet available.

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