During my time in Canada, I volunteered at a dairy farm named Goat’s Pride, in Abbotsford, British Colombia. The farm had an excess of male kids born, so one day we went to an auction that specialises in farm animals. I couldn’t resist taking a picture of these pigs all curled up together, blissfully cosy.
The past week or so at the farm, I’ve been on dairy duty. This is the real business side of Goat’s Pride. When you’re doing other duties such as feeding or milking the goats, you kind of forget all about what it’s going towards. But being in the hub of activity that is the dairy … Continue reading
Before I came to do my volunteer work on Goat’s Pride, I knew not a single thing about farming. I’d probaby set foot on a farm a handful of times in my life, and only to stroke a horse or pet a pig when I was young enough to fit into adorable little wellies. So coming … Continue reading
Life on Goats Pride Dairy in British Columbia, my current location, hasn’t just been all work work work. My top priority when looking for a farm to volunteer on was to make sure I was around a lot of people. I couldn’t think of anything worse than being the only volunteer on a farm with … Continue reading
Most of you who I have been in contact with recently will know I am currently staying in Abbotsford, a town located about an hours drive east of Vancouver, on a farm named Goat’s Pride Dairy. Those of you who don’t know this, I’m telling the truth, honest. Before I left England to head to … Continue reading