"This is a haven for wanderers and travellers to interact, inspire and create. It's a social playground for expansion of the mind, a community of humans that have come from far and wide to experience unity. This is a University that teaches life skills, makes life friends and opens gates to a new ways of living. "
I'm born and raised near Paris, from Chinese/Malaysian and French/Algerian parents. Like a lot of people my age i wondered what to do after graduating.
So i left school to explore the world in search for more meaning and purpose in my life. I left to Australia, the other side of the world .
After living in Sydney, working in Hospitality, barely making rent, and being as fulfilled as i was when i left my house 4 year prior, i put my foot down and started studying in childcare.
I was looking for a way to put purpose in my life, i knew that the way i was living wasn't sustainable, i wasn't thriving (neither were most people around me ). For me who now worked in childcare (literally with the future generation of people who will populate this land), how could i justify my unsustainable and wasteful lifestyle?
i knew the impact i had on the world was immensely bigger than what met the eye . What could i do about it ?
About 1 year ago a major turning point for my family and I happened! My parents wanted to buy a house in the suburbs of Sydney, but my younger brother and i put our veto. That's when we found our permaculture Farm, our very own paradise, for us to share with friends and family.
Here at our Farm we live by incorporating permaculture principles into our lives, we’ve finally been able to find lasting happiness and now we would like to share that with you!
Permaculture search for happiness not through things, but through life itself; thus, it’s up to you to determine what is necessary and what is superfluous in your life.
The principles of self realisation, philosophy, harmonious living, sustainability, the healing powers of compassion, love, gratitude and spirituality are a few of the subject i love to discuss and ponder on .
Activism, FNB (Food Not Bombs), Philosophy, DIY, Permaculture, Learning Languages, Carpentry, Canoeing, Swimming, Spirituality, Gardening, Cooking, Traveling, Music, Science, Art, Crafts, Poetry, Biking, Dancing, Studying, Rewilding, Street Medic, Farming, Movies, Climbing, Good Vibes, Libraries, Cooperation, Fermentation, Tinkering, Painting Murals, Anti-Racism, Museums, Medicinal Herbs
Ps: we unfortunatly can't offer second year visa days, sorry!
Cocinar / compras
Ayuda en una granja
Ayuda con un proyecto ecologico
Ayuda en casa
Ayuda con animales
Eliminate our discontent, Reclaim our time, Live in the moment, Pursue our passions, Discover our missions, Experience real freedom, Create more, consume less, Focus on our health, Grow as individuals and as a community, Contribute beyond ourselves, Rid ourselves of excess stuff, Discover purpose in our lives
What I Can Share with Guests?
Food, games, experiences, Joix de vivre, my car... EVERYTHING
We offer a place where you can express yourself through art and music, yoga and meditation, gardening and playing, designing and building, anything you can imagine.
When at the farm, we love to Jam, play music loud in the gardens and play games like ninja, UNO, juggle with a football, wrestling, climbing tree, swimming in the river, craft,... My brother is an artist in hand poke tattoos and is a gifted singer and is always up for a jam session!
The Farm is just off the Pacific highway, 5 minutes from the closest town and 30 min from Forster-Tuncurry, the closest beach is 20 min away. Forster as a beautiful bay, in which dolphins come and swim in daily.
Ps: we unfortunatly can't offer second year visa days, sorry!
We need people with experience or are willing to learn and help building a permanent off the grid home in harmony with nature, the land and the people. We are my family and I, full of good will to make it a Sustainable safe haven community to inspire; but we lack the numbers and experience in eco-building, permaculture, business planning.
Your help can make a real difference
Current projects include organic raised bed & field mixed veg gardening, mixed flower and herb(edible & medicinal) gardens, straw bale & traditional cold frames, wild-crafting, trail clearing and construction, pallet and bamboo, Mushroom growing, construction, , harvesting, chickens, landscaping, composting and a small nursery. Open to trying any new ideas, and always have something going on.
The project is in early stages, so we need help on building, fixing up things, renovation, gardening, art projects, cleaning, weeding, cooking... plenty of options! :) it is a combination on what are your interest/ want to learn + skills + what needs to be done and the weather!!
We try to wake up with the Sun in the morning, after meditation / yoga we set out to our daily activities, before having breakfast around 9am. Most of the work is really easy and fun especially if we work together.
You would have evenings and day long weekends also which is perfect for your to explore surround areas or even find a part time work in Forster-Tuncurry, Taree, Nabiac,... if you wanted too.
You will make the most of this area if you come with your own transport.
However, I am happy to pick you up from Forster-Tuncurry, Taree, or even Newcastle.
English and French
Workawayers will be staying in a beautiful little cottage which has 2 rooms, a library/study, a hang out kitchen area . We decided too camp on our beautiful property to reconnect with our own philosophy of Minimalism and Communal Equality !
Most of the food will come from the garden's, i will cater for the staple foods like rice and pasta. Although if food becomes scars in the garden (drought, torrential rain, bad season,...) and more food needs to be bought, a little donation could be asked to go to the local market!
We are working towards No Waste but still rely on locqlly sourced food! We ask people to come zith a no waste approach, and so ask for no plastic left on the farm
When at the farm, we love to Jam and play games like ninja, UNO, juggle with a football, wrestling, climbing tree, swimming in the river, craft,... My brother is an artist hand poke tattoos Forster is only 20 min away it as a beautiful bay, in which dolphins come and swim in daily.
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