May 27, 2009 | Tips from Travellers >
Burns Lake, Farms & Markets
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I have worked on a farm in Burns Lake since I was 10 years old. It is amazing the amount that you can learn from working in this industry. Farming can be a very tiring and physical job as the bales way at least 50 lbs and as a ten year old that seems pretty heavy! In Burns Lake our weather does not always cooperate with the haying season as it rains many days during the summer, but this rain allows us to have a day of fun. I remember on one rainy day we played poker and instead of money we created dares. This would be why my cousin is wearing the big pink hat. Although the job can be demanding, the vast amount of land that comes with the job and the fun we have makes up for it! This great amount of land that surrounds Burns Lake allowed me to learn how to drive on my own when I was 10 years old; of course I drove on my parents lap before that age. It is such a great place to grow up and I seriously recommend living here!