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Hosts in BC, Islands (122) - Page 3 of 13


Town or City: Queen Charlotte City,
All Year: spring, summer,fall
Area (ha): 2 lots
Persons: single or couple
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 81921
Region: BC, Islands

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Beautifull Haida Gwaii, Space available April to Oct 1. We have many friends and relatives visiting from mid May to end of September, so choices of accommodation change depending on # of visitors.

recycled, reused, repurposed compound on 2 city lots with 9 small buildings, including 3 bathrooms, indoor and outdoor kitchen solarium/music room, stage, +2 small greenhouses. you would most likely stay in the Gypsy Wagon, although other options could be available.
Overlooking beautiful Skidegate Inlet on Haida Gwaii. Lots of roots music and access to Haida culture. If you wish to extend your stay we have neighbors interested in having help.

Labor and light construction, gardening expected 5 hrs./day 5 days a week. Leaving opportunities for beach walking, exploring and great cultural events.
You would fix your own breakfast and lunch from food in the fully equipped outdoor kitchen, including homemade bread and jam, canned salmon, other sandwich material, eggs and sausage. D... more inside

          



Town or City: North Saanich
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.2
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 85717
Region: BC, Islands

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We're looking for physically strong Helpers who enjoy landscaping and other outdoor work on our 1/2 acre property. This could include weeding, tidying, painting, cleaning.

We live on the Saanich Peninsula, about one hour (by bus) from downtown Victoria.

The peninsula has lots of outdoor recreation -swimming and kayaking at nearby beaches, cycling and and hiking. John Dean Provincial Park with its beautiful, old growth forest is just up the road from our house.

The waterfront town of Sidney is a ten-minute drive away and Victoria`s most famous attraction - Butchart Gardens - is just 20 minutes away.

There`s a public recreation centre (Panorama Recreation) with indoor and outdoor tennis courts, indoor swimming pool and large weight room/gym a short walk from our house.

We`re a middle-aged, professional couple with no children at home and no pets. Suzanne is a travel writer and also belongs to Servas, an international organization dedicated to building world peace th... more inside

          



Town or City: Hornby Island
All Year: Spring/Summer/Fall
Area (ha): 4
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 48281
Region: BC, Islands

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We're a retired couple 74/77 with european roots.
Swiss/ Sloven ( ex Jugoslavia )

Worked as machinist,draftsman and nurse.
Languages:
German,French, some Spanish
Sloven, German, Serbo-kroatian,some Spanish.
Help needed for garden, firewood and house maintenance. Building
Location on the Island is central.
Library, Community Hall, Clinic,School, Bank,Computer access centre (Wi-Fi) All within five minutes walking distance.
Beaches within 20 to 30 min walking distance.
Bikes available.
Accommodation in a small clean trailer with water,power,fridge and cooking facilities.(100m from the main house in a clearing)
Work: 4 Hours / 5days per week (flexible)
Two meals per day incl. weekends
Phone may be used
Smoking outside in a controlled manner (Fire)
Mixed meals. Vegetarian is fine
No pets.Children OK for short stay.
Bike time to the Co-op store is 15 min. Walk: 30min
Hitch hiking is easy.



      



Town or City: Denman Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3 acres
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 27018
Region: BC, Islands

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I live off-grid in a 240 sq ft handbuilt caravan. I am practicing sustainability thru permaculture. my farm garden is beyond organic, relying on natures synergy. It is my dream to be fully self sufficient in food and herbs. also in the dream-works are an outdoor summer kitchen, a solar oven, a solar water heater for the caravan, solar/wood heated outdoor shower and bathtub , a bicycle powered station for food grinding- and electricity production, more food forest which includes the polycultural food and medicinal garden, hoop house, composting toilet, coppiceable windbreaks, stone ridges for heat retention and dew harvesting, tool shed, earth plaster walls and more. You will sleep in a tent, or the living space of the caravan[ I sleep in the loft bed]- or vice versa. Bathing and toiletting are rustic/primitive. I have NO fridge or freezer. My diet is organic, omnivorous and sugar, milk and gluten free. I have chickens and ducks for eggs and meat. I will expect 12-15 hours work a wee... more inside

      



Town or City: Cortes Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 4
Persons: 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 35807
Region: BC, Islands

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homestead with woodworking business and developing gardens not to far from beaches, lake and ocean.
Helpers could be gardening, sanding, painting, digging ,getting in firewood, beachcombing, general tidying and organizing.

Have a small sleeping cabin or nice room in a hand built (almost finished} west coast house. Have piano, high speed internet, land line phone. Stay for a few days or if we all get along a week or two. Expect 4 to 6 hrs work but flexible. We are located very close to a secluded beach in a forested area and close to lovely walking trails and viewpoints. And not far to the lake or cafes as well.

  



Town or City: Quadra Island
All Year: No
Area (ha): 16
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 91954
Region: BC, Islands

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A few years ago we left our urban life and set forth on a journey across North America, volunteering on farms and learning about how to live differently on the earth.

Our journey brought us to Quadra Island where we recently purchased an old farm and are in the middle of converting it into a regenerative and thriving farmstead using permaculture, silvipasture, animal systems, compost, food forests...and lots of other awesome things! We think that animals are a very important part of creating a regenerative system. Currently we have chickens (layers and meat birds), geese, goats, 2 dogs and a cat. We are very concerned about climate change and this is what is driving our determination to figure out how to live in a resilient and regenerative way. We also highly value living in community and sharing what we know with others, as well as learning from others in turn.

Quadra Island is a wonderful place to live. It is a beautiful place with a close-knit community of community-m... more inside

          



Town or City: Salt Spring Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 89861
Region: BC, Islands

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We are a family run farm and bakery on beautiful Salt Spring Island. We have a store that is open every day on our farm, with many customers visiting it. All of our own products, (meat, baked goods, veggies, fruit, wool products etc), as well as products from other islanders are sold in our store. We also attend a farmers market once a week. Help needed with, but not limited to: picking, planting, weeding, market prep, market selling, cleaning, washing vegetables and so on. The farm has a really fun atmosphere with lots of fun young people working on it, who love to have a good time after the work day is done.
We are looking for Helpers now until the end of September. Preferably helpers would be staying longer than 2 weeks, so they can get the hang of things.

        



Town or City: Savary Island
All Year: June to September 2019
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 2-3
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 58844
Region: BC, Islands

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It is important to us that you have a great experience while staying with us on Savary Island. We are well connected and can introduce you to all opportunities available within the Savary area. If great food, meeting new friends, a supernatural experience including amazing beaches are of interest to you. You will not regret coming to work/play & stay with us.

We are looking for help for all of August and into September. Summers on Sunny, Sandy Savary can not be beat.

Savary Island is one of the most beautiful islands in the Straight of Georgia. It is located at the entrance to Desolation Sound and is accessible by float plane, boat, barge or water taxi from Lund. Savary Island is 7.5 kilometers long and 1 kilometer wide at the widest point. Savary is known for its white sand beaches, beautiful swimming waters and stunning ocean and mountain views.

The warm waters surrounding Savary Island make it an excellent location for swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, water skiin... more inside

            



Town or City: Salt Spring Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: one or two
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 54949
Region: BC, Islands

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I live on beautiful Salt Spring Island. At this moment
lots going on in my house and my property and I am looking for in hard working people that are easy going and have experience with the following fields


Construction
- doing small projects to increase the chance of getting our renovations done.

Farming
- we have a large chicken farm that requires gathering eggs, opening and closing them in the day and night, washing eggs, and cleaning out hen houses.

Gardening
- we have a 4 acre garden that could always use some helping hands; either in weeding or watering.

Cooking
- I run a small business called Armand Height B&B, this requires helping out cooking breakfast in the morning and cleaning up afterwards.

General Cleaning
- as the season gets busy I need a little more help when it comes to cleaning the general house and the b&b's.
You get a food, private/share room with bathroom.

Please send me an contact me if you are interested in coming.




Town or City: Denman Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 40 acres
Persons: 1-3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 24282
Region: BC, Islands

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TreeEater Farm is a small mixed permaculturally-oriented homestead farm situated on 40 acres. Our current activities consist of managing a large and successful edibles nursery business, finishing construction of the main farmhouse, occasional farm-to-table catering, growing a large assortment of perennial and annual vegetables and storage crops, maintaining a mixed orchard (of over 160 varieties of fruits/nuts/berries) and its chicken and goose associates, on-site saw-milling and building farm infrastructure, tending our herd of Kunekune Pigs, plus food preserving, meat processing, and many other homestead skills and projects.


We enjoy have folks coming though our farm to participate in our many projects and can offer nice accommodation, delicious healthful farm food, good company, and a wide variety of learning opportunities.

For more info on what we do, check out our website treeeternursery.com



            

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