Farm Owners, do you need a farm sitter:
Are you a busy farmer who dreams of a relaxing holiday, a small break, or simply some respite from your daily chores? Imagine stepping away from your farm, knowing that everything is taken care of in your absence. At The Farmer's Lot, we understand the demands of farming and the need for trusted help. That's why we've introduced our farm-sitting category.
A farm-sitter is someone who steps into your shoes to look after your farm while you're away. They take care of everything from feeding your livestock, maintaining your crops, to ensuring the overall security of your farm. It's the perfect solution for farmers who need a breather but worry about leaving their farm unattended.
When choosing a farm-sitter, you should look for someone who is responsible, has a strong understanding of farming and livestock, and is capable of handling any emergency situations that might arise. A good farm-sitter should also be able to follow instructions closely, so your farm continues to run just as you would have managed it.
For Potential Farm Sitters:
If you love the countryside, have a knack for farming, or simply want to try something different, then farm-sitting could be an excellent opportunity for you. As a farm-sitter, you'll step into the shoes of a farmer, taking care of their farm while they take a well-deserved break. It's a fantastic way to gain practical farming experience, connect with nature, and earn some income.
Farm-sitters need to be responsible, knowledgeable about farming and livestock care, and capable of handling any situations that might arise. It's crucial to respect the farmer's instructions and manage the farm as they would.
To become a farm-sitter, start by registering an account. You add your offering as a product. We recommend that the product be listed as "Farm sitting consultation" or similar, this indicates your availability to discuss requirements, agree arrangements and come up with a price. Highlight your skills, experience, and why you'd be a great farm-sitter.