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seasonal farm gate sales


Our friendly farm team spend their days on agritourism and animal husbandry tasks,  beekeeping, canning, planting, harvesting, mulching,

fencing and weeding, etc. in exchange for food and shelter.

We've hosted almost a hundred WWOOFers

and Young Farmers to gain experience at our farm, and

we are welcoming more! 

If you're looking for a memorable, immersive experience...

smith lake farm orchard

work with us

Our agritourism destination is the perfect place to connect with nature and

the origin of products. We're passionate about our land and sharing what we do.

Staff benefit from the fresh air, the comradery

and get paid competitive wages!


BONUS: Staff are welcome to use the dock, beach area, and barrel sauna,

as well as canoe and kayak around the lake.


We like to work hard, then go for a swim! 

Chores vary depending on the season.

angus beef at smith lake farm
vancouver island honey farm
smith lake farm wwoof host Canada

previous woofers and staff have to say...

smith lake farm glamping site

"It was a massive jackpot to end up at this lovely place. My buddy, Oli, and I became part of the family. Our accommodation was cozy and we carried out various jobs at the farm. Near the end of our stay, we were visited by our girlfriends and helped prepare the first camp site on the property. It was an unforgettable time for us, sitting at the beach at midnight gazing at so many stars and finding inspiration for our future back home. My girlfriend became my wife and mother of my daughter, and, because of Deborah and our time at Smith Lake Farm, we started our own beekeeping business."

— Piet Hoppe, Germany

"Smith Lake Farm is family, I love working here! Not only are the staff and Clea fun to work with but I am proud when I tell people in the community that I work for a farm the is making a real change to beekeeping in order to create sustainable farming and food source for our future ."

— Laura Rosengren, Comox 

smith lake farm merville bc

"When I think of Smith Lake Farm, it’s not just a farm where I worked for a short time when travelling through Canada almost a decade ago. Rather, it's a home on the other side of the world. A place I’ll return to at anytime and be welcomed by the wonderful host provided a place to stay and adopted me into her extended family. Out of all the beautiful places I came across during six months of backpacking in the second largest country in the world, it was Smith Lake Farm to which I returned two years later. Smith Lake Farm has a unique atmosphere created by the combination of feeling sheltered and very much at ease, while at the same time experiencing pristine wilderness."

— Sev Berger, Germany

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