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Metchosin Farm often hosts volunteers to help with the running of the farm, and to learn about growing locally adapted seeds and plants. Please send us an email describing yourself and what you would like to learn at the farm. 

Please note: due to the seriousness of tobacco mosaic virus, we are unable to host anyone here who smokes or comes into regular contact with tobacco. 


Review the list of opportunities below and then contact us with your application details.


Farm Volunteer

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Come and live at our beautiful West Coast seed farm and learn about seed growing and plant propagation.  We have accommodation for up to four farm volunteers at a time, and offer free room and board in exchange for 25 hours of farm work per week.  These opportunities are year-round, and can be short or long term to suit individual circumstances.

Apply with the link above and tell us a bit about yourself. Include your name, experience/skill set and your preferred arrival and departure dates. If you are also seeking accommodation please state any allergies and dietary preferences you may have. Finally (and most importantly!), what would you like to learn while you are here?


Contact us today for more information or to find out what projects are ongoing at the farm.