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Heriot Bay
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 10 acres
Persons: up to two
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 25041
Region: Vancouver Island

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Last Updated: February 14, 2020

I raise sheep, have 4 horses, have a large organic garden and grow garlic.I am a fiber artist and process wool, spin, weave and felt. I participate in the market on Quadra Island every Saturday (in the summer) and have a home studio.
We have about 10 sheep, two goats, four horses, chickens and an alpaca. I am looking for help on the farm,and skills for helpers vary. The many jobs on the farm include carpentry for small building projects, pasture maintenance, tending animals (cleaning pens) weeding the garden and filling the market stand, processing wool and help in household maintenance. We live close to the forest with more than 5 different beaches close by, several walking, biking, horse riding trails and many lakes for canoeing and swimming.We have a community atmosphere at our house and like good food. For accommodation I have a large bedroom in the house or a sleeping loft in the cabin. We are looking for people who like country life and nature and like to work by themselves or cooperatively in a peaceful environment.

reviews (7)
Helper: Anthony and Romy Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: December 20, 2019
We (2 trench couples) stayed 2 weeks at mimi's house during novembre. It's a ... view complete review

Helper: Mathilde Holm Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Denmark Date: January 15, 2019
This is a very beautiful farm, I was there for a month, helping with the many... view complete review

Helper: Joe and Sally Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: August 4, 2016
Me and Joe had a wonderful time staying with Mimi and David, Hiero the dog, a... view complete review

Helper: Emma Keen Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: March 9, 2016
Mimi was great, as were her family and all of the animals, neighbours and fri... view complete review

Helper: Karine Valois Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: January 16, 2016
I stayed at the farm for a month and I was sad to leave. The area is beautifu... view complete review

Helper: Nicole Shankman Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: December 26, 2014
Mimi is the hostest with the mostest. I stayed with her for month this past N... view complete review

Helper: Sarah and Johanna Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: September 23, 2014
We stayed at Mimis farm for one month and it was pretty perfect. Such a warm ... view complete review

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