Goats and Chickens and Pig Named Helen

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Goats and Chickens and Pig Named Helen

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  • DescriptionOur hobby farm is between Concrete and Rockport on highway 20. The nearest stop light is 35 miles down river going west. The pass is closed 1/2 the year, so in the winter we essentially live on a 100-mile-long dead-end road. I would like general help around the house, in the garden, and tending to the animals. We have 4 goats, 6 chickens, a 400lb pig named Helen (she's awesome), 4 tiny dogs, and 1 cat that rules them all. Our animals are pets, not food. These hills are populated with a lot of aging hippies and a few right-wing wack-jobs. We've have a few ambitions and need your help. On the wooded part of our property we'd like to build some tree houses for guests. I'm going back to school to become a chef because we plan on opening a restaurant soon. You'll have your own room and 3/4 bath. Let's talk and figure out how we can help each other out. We are not religious and you won't be happy here if you are.
  • LocationUnited States, Washington, Skagit County, Concrete

  • Work
  • Type of work Animal care
    Cooking / Shopping
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
  • Hours per day Not full-time, that's for sure. I want you to live your life and enjoy yourself. This is the best place on earth IMHO. I'm thinking maybe 10-15 hrs of help a week? All utilities and internet are covered.
  • Work requirements: You should be able to lift 50lbs on your own, and not have a bad back. I have a bad back, so you'll be picking up my slack.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: We're open, short or long term
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? The 4 dogs and the cat live in the home.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Private bedroom and private 3/4 bathroom. Lightly furnished.
  • Additional info
  • We're kind of wacky, and enjoy other wacky people. We only need one helper but are open to accommodating a couple if the fit is right.