Fairweather Farm

Age: 65+

Member since July 2012

72Year old Retired Peace Officer.

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My wife Janie and myself ( Brian ) live in the Fraser Valley east of Vancouver BC. We have a small farm where we spent our summers with chickens and garden. We are both retired and have been for the last 23 years. Our photo is of us 50 years ago on Granville Street in Vancouver. We are snowbirds that spend our winters in the Kountry Star we purchased in 2015. We are mostly in southern California and Arizona. We like our wine Janie red and me white. We enjoy happy hour with our winter friends.

Skills & Expertise to Share

I do stain glass. I have built a bunch of houses and barns with my wife's Dad and renovated a few houses. I have a large shop if you need to do an oil change.

Fairweather Farm's Pets

Yes 1 dog

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Quartzite Az. / and any other spot we could find along the way.

Fairweather Farm's Hometown

Penticton B.C.


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Fairweather Farm's Guest Details

Fairweather Farm's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

35 feet long

We are now in a 1995 Kountry Star 35 ft. one slide.

Fairweather Farm's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets
  • Has slideouts

Fairweather Farm Has 1 Host Location

Fairweather Farm's Host Location

Deroche, BC, CA
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Fairweather Farm's References (10)

References from Guests (10)


August 2018

Excellent stay

We stayed one night at Fairweather Farm. This was an excellent stay. Upon our arrival our host helped us set up and made sure we had everything needed for our stay. Then, we had an excellent conversation on their patio. This was very enjoyable. We shared some of our travelling experiences. They are a very friendly and nice couple. It is without hesitation that we recommend this host to other boondockers.
Thanks Fairweather Farm for hosting us.


June 2018

Wonderful people in a wonderful spot

We couldn't recommend Brian and Janie enough. Very welcoming, they even shared some of their home grown vegetables with us. Thank you very much for having us, we would love to see the place in the dry.


September 2017

Fantastic couple and spot

Fairweather Farm were incredible hosts. They welcomed us to park our trailer at their place over a long holiday weekend while we visited family in Vancouver and they were on vacation elsewhere. He even drove out to meet us on the main road to make sure we didn't have trouble finding the place! We had plenty of space to park our rig in the field beside their house, and they even let us store our kayak in their garage. The view from their farm is lovely and on a quiet road by the water. His wife quickly became best friends with our dog Forrest, throwing a ball for him, feeding him treats and teaching him a thing or two. We got tons of advice and shared great stories in just the few hours that we visited with them, and we wished we could have stayed longer. We would certainly stay with them again if we come back to BC, and we hope they'll come see us in Georgia some day!

Poste family

August 2017

Quiet location and great people

We had a very good time staying at Fairweather farm. The place is very quiet and our hosts are great people. I would love seeing them stoping at our place in the future.


June 2016

Pastoral and serene

Our host gave great directions and was standing in the road in front of his farm to make sure we got the right place. This couple is a hoot. Really enjoyed our time with them. They, like so many other Canadians, have nice in their DNA. I look forward to hosting them next spring.

Brian Lowes

May 2016

Nice quite location

I stayed at this location for one night. Is is a little out of the way but is very quiet, the hosts are great travelers and easy to get along with. The man of the house came and meet me and took me to there location.That was very helpful. The lady looks after the chickens and many other things I am sure.
Thank you for your hospitality.


September 2014


Brian and Janie were very welcoming and lots of fun to be with. We had a very relaxing time on their farm in the country.

Sassy Rider

May 2013

Beautiful Area

Brian and Janie are great Folks ! Loved the beauty of the countryside and mountains.


May 2013

Great people! Great place!

This is our first Boondocking experience after joining about a month ago. From our experience so far this is a wonderful way to travel in an RV. It was a great first night of our trip to Newfoundland. We were warmly greeted by Janie and Brian and made to feel right at home on their nice big green level yard in a rural area with dairy farms and hay fields all around.
We highly recommend Fairweather Farm.
Alice and Ed


August 2012

Beautiful Mountain Views

I met the folks at Fairweather Farms in Palm Desert and liked them so much, I drove all the way to BC to see their farm. They are a warm-hearted, fun, and lively couple with great stories to tell. They have a lovely little spot in the Fraser River Valley on Nicomen Island between the little towns of Deroche and Dewdney. The farm is walking distance from the Dewdney Pub, which has live blues music on the weekend. Also nearby are several places to kayak; if you want to rent kayaks or canoes, there are places for that, too. Also close by are horseback riding places. They can also direct you to all sorts of hikes and other activities because they know the area so well. The island is a good place to bicycle too. The farm itself is beautiful with green trees and mountains on every side as you look out your RV. If you want to go to Vancouver, there is a commuter train in Mission, which is very close. Also, you can buy farm fresh eggs right outside your door! Once you get here, you may not want to leave. I didn't!