Chore Time

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Hope River/Central Coastal Region

Group Admission

$200 + HST

Up to 5 people per group

Additional guests

$20 + HST

6 or more in same group

The experience runs July 1 - September 1. Start time is 9 am.

Max capacity is 10 people

Please see our terms and conditions link in the footer of the website for our refund policy.

Meet a local livestock farmer and help her around the farm with her daily chores!

  • Meet farmer Nancy Sanderson, throw on some work gloves and get the opportunity to help feed and care for all of her animals.
  • Learn how they raise their animals in a sustainable, free-range way!
  • Discover what it takes to run a small farm that produces the food we eat.
  • The perfect activity for families with young children!

Bookings need to be made 24 hours in advance of the desired date in order to guarantee a spot.

Minimum of 1 family ticket must be purchased before additional tickets can be purchased.

Each tour is limited to one family/bubble group at a time for a one-on-one, hands on experience.

We recommend you wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.

Tour runs rain or shine, the animals don't care if they are wet!

Opportunity to purchase goods at their farm store.

Family friendly, suitable for all ages.

No need to dress up for this experience! We will provide you with work gloves but please dress comfortably in clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting dirty. Boots are suggested.

During the farm tour, you’ll get the opportunity to help move the pens, collect chicken eggs, feed and care for all the animals.

When you arrive, if you don’t see Nancy knock on the side door of her house.

If you are coming from the east, look for the Hope River Farm sign. You will travel down a winding dirt road for about 3 minutes before arriving at the farm. Park anywhere between the sales barn and the fenced area.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Are children allowed?

Yes, the majority of our tours are kid-friendly. We encourage children to join most of our tours and reduced pricing may be offered in some cases. We can substitute non-alcoholic beverages on food tours that stop at breweries.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

Is there parking available?

Parking is available. After you purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with meeting points and parking options in the area.

What do we do in case of bad weather?

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. We advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately. In the event of inclement weather, we will contact you to discuss options.

Are your tours accessible for people with mobility issues?

Many of our experiences can accommodate people with limited mobility. We do our best to make it clear on the experience description. Unfortunately, our food tours make stops at many heritage buildings and some of these locations have multiple stairs and they do not have lifts available.

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"We loved it! The kids had a ball there and Nancy was so great. I'm so glad they had the opportunity to experience a morning on an actual farm and it was so hands-on and perfect."

Cheryl, Toronto

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