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Cookshire-Eaton
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 67
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 422
Region: Quebec

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Last Updated: February 9, 2020

Our farm is located in the beautiful rolling hills of the Eastern Townships where there are beautiful views and lakes. We have a large farm at the end of a dead end road and are quite secluded and surrounded by nature.

Normalement nous parlons anglais chez nous mais nous parlons egalement le francais. Cathy est originaire de la Gaspesie et Chuck est originaire de NYC.

We grow plants in our greenhouses in the winter for sale in the spring. In the summer we have a large organic garden and also flower gardens. There is lots of work but we always have lots of fun, laugh a lot, talk a lot, have really good food etc. We like to play Texas Holdem sometimes. The work that volunteers usually do in the summer are things like picking berries or harvesting and maybe preparing vegetables to go in the freezer,weeding or maybe mowing the lawn. We often take small trips to Vermont and once a month we sing beautiful four part harmony. I practice Chinese meditation and have intense interest in spiritualities. Cathy is passionate about subjects concerning the degradation of the environment and political and social injustice in the world. We both enjoy Facebook and there is high speed wifi in the house and we even have a spare laptop.
We have a wood fired sauna and a pond to swim in. Construction work or helping with firewood might also be helpful if the person was capable.. But the most important attribute of a good helper is sociability. Come and find new friends.
We have a large private room in the house for helpers and also a large camper.

reviews (7)
Helper: Ya-huei and Chih-hung Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Taiwan Date: August 11, 2016
They're nice hose. Not only chickens were cute, but places were nice. You can... view complete review

Helper: Rémi Leemy Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: September 13, 2011
I enjoyed these two weeks with Chuck and Cathy. They welcomed me very well, ... view complete review

Helper: Graeme Israel Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Australia Date: August 16, 2011
Cathy and Chuck are well-established hosts in Quebec’s Cantons de l'Est regio... view complete review

Helper: Marie Hardt Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: July 10, 2011
Cathy and Chuck are a unique Family. They are laid back and take matters with... view complete review

Helper: Sean Murphy Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United States Date: August 1, 2010
Chuck and Cathy were just great! A sense of humor is a must in order to fully... view complete review

Helper: Sue Bramhall Profile: hidden - premier members only  
From: South Africa Date: October 23, 2009
I still miss Cathy's great laugh!!! Cathy and Chuck are really great fun, the... view complete review

Helper: Heathre Kuhn Profile: hidden - premier members only  
From: United States Date: November 6, 2007
I very much enjoyed my stay with Cathy and Chuck. They're lovely and culture... view complete review

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