Testimonials

My host family treated me like I was a part of the family. They were very accommodating and they showed me the best parts of Australia. 

Brantley - participant to Australia
Brantley - participant to Australia
April 10, 2020

Everything has been great. My hosts are kind people to work for! Even in the busy and stressful times my boss remains patient and easygoing. I am surprised with how many people I have met that live in New Zealand, but aren't originally from here! I have gone to a couple Young Farmers meetings to meet some ... Read more

Katie - participant to New Zealand
Katie - participant to New Zealand
January 31, 2020

Sweden is alright! My bosses, Jakob and Sara are absolutely lovely, they are good to my co-worker and myslef. They have reindeer here and to see one in real life is pretty darn cool (and cute). The swedish culture is interesting and I am actively learning more about it. 

Hillary - participant to Sweden
Hillary - participant to Sweden
December 8, 2019

I had a super time in The Netherlands! I was happy at Eko De Eerste Boerderjj and I had a great experience meeting new friends from around the world. And I learned lots about organic vegetable farming! I'd say my trip to The Netherlands was a total success! I really enjoyed my international experience, ... Read more

Stephan- participant to Netherlands
Stephan- participant to Netherlands
November 20, 2019

The International Rural Exchange Canada made my exchange to Ireland very easy and was always avaliable whenever I had a problem or question. I learnt so much about dairy operations during my time in Ireland. I was able to enjoy my time on the farm, and with my host family, without a worry! I definitely ... Read more

Rachael - participant to Ireland
Rachael - participant to Ireland
April 2, 2019

Since returning home, it has been great to look back on the experience and all that I have learned during my time in Ireland! The knowledge I gained about grassland management exceeded my expectations and I hope to try a few techniques such as strip grazing on my family's farm. I look forward to keeping ... Read more

Greg - participant to Ireland
Greg - participant to Ireland
December 27, 2018