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farm visit

Put a little farm into your life.

farm visit

Put a little farm into your life.

1 review
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English
farm visit

Put a little farm into your life.

farm visit

Put a little farm into your life.

1 review
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Upon arrival at the farm, guests will be greeted with a light snack, safety lesson, orientation and determine level their farm knowledge. From 9:30am to 12 noon we will work according to the season and weather conditions - to planting, harvesting the heritage plants there will be experts to guide all visitors to gain the skills to care for a traditional market garden. Following a hearty locally sourced and prepared lunch, the guests will be invited to walk the property back to our Managed Forest along the winding Beaudette River which is under SARPAL (Species at Risk programme). This will be for approximately 1 hour. Snack The Springfield Farm experience will conclude at 2:30pm. *weather dependent and dependent on each season we will open for our Maple Syrup production which is very traditional, ie small!

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Your host

Learn more about Eleanor

Eleanor

We are city slickers turned farm lovers! Finbarr McCarthy and Eleanor McGrath have embarked on a farm adventure and welcome you to join them! As members of the Agriculture Council and Organic farm association, they offer a range of experience on the growing and harvesting of heritage produce for a market garden. Local farmers will join them to teach additional farming methods. This is truly hands-on! Springfield Farm is the only farm in our region offering the opportunity for guests to join in organic farming experience.

What's included

Food
A hearty home made meal from the organic produce and local producers will be served as well as snacks and beverages.

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Where you'll be

Upon arrival at Springfield Farm, we will gather in the new traditional post and beam barn for orientation and farm safety lesson. We will enjoy a hot coffee/tea/hot cocoa and light snack before we head out on the weather-permitting traditional farm activity. There are 118 acres of farm fields and forests to explore and learn first-hand farming techniques, foraging, maple syrup production, field stone wall making and astronomy.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

This is a unique farm experience with no previous farming knowledge required. Families, guests of all ages, and abilities are welcome. Experience can be adapted to suit. We are working with various government agencies ie Managed Forest & SARPAL to protect native species on our farm, no pets please
Eleanor
Put a little farm into your life.
1 review
$33/person
1 review
$33/person