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Covington
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 5
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 32593
Region: Midwest

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Last Updated: September 22, 2014

I raise goats, chickens and guinea fowl. I am in the process of getting certified as an organic farmer through the state of Kentucky. This year I have a goal of building a straw bale structure for my billy goats and to grow all of my vegetables as well as selling some at farmers market.
A large furnished bedroom/living area is available with a private entrance. 42 inch flat screen TV, Satellite, internet, Use of a washer /dryer and full size refrigerator. Shared kitchen. Bathroom with Tub and shower, Around 800 square feet of living space. A pool and hot-tub are available in the summer. There is also a fire pit and camping area. You provide your own phone. I expect 25- 30 work hours a week and I will supply room and board. All meals provided! 3 meals a day. I can accommodate special diets including omnivore. I am a vegan/gluten free chef.
I only speak English. Transportation options are pretty limited, yet workable. A bus stop is about 2 miles away. Bicycles and a borrowed car could be available upon request. There is great hiking, biking, camping nearby. Downtown Cincinnati is a 15 minute drive. Closest farmers market is 3 miles away.
Activities include: Seedlings, transplanting, raised beds, tire gardens, straw bale gardens, sprouts and microgreens. Dairy management: feeding, watering, kidding and milking. Poultry management: raising chicks, use of the incubator and collecting eggs. Composting, making compost tea and mealworm propagation.

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