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Help on our farm in Wingham, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Last activity: 19 Feb. 2024

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi, we are farmers Lauren and Greg and are the proud owners of this award-winning prime Hereford Farm.

    The farm is set in the picturesque Manning Valley located 4 hours north of Sydney. Near Taree, on the Mid north coast, we are only 5 km from the town of Wingham and 2 hours north of Newcastle and within a short radius, you will find the beautiful beaches of Forster, Port Macquarie, and the well know Barrington Tops National park near Gloucester. We are a family of 2 adults with grown-up kids that return at various times and lots of different animals. The Comboyne Mountain range provides a scenic backdrop to our beautiful property.

    We are a paddock to plate operation selling our grass-fed beef into Sydney each weekend. We need someone strong and confident and keen to get your hands dirty jobs: eg: cleaning chooks sheds, feeding the dogs, gardening, fencing, home cleaning, help cooking meals, Jobs will vary on a daily basis. We prefer you to have your own car so you can go exploring on your time off.

    The farm is surrounded by landscaped gardens and manicured lawns. There is a farm stay located on the property and this is also involved in the day to day operating of the farm. You will be housed in a studio below our home or bring your own camper van if you prefer. Please make sure you have a hat and boots to wear on the farm as the sun is hot in Australia, Outside there is a spa and pool to relax in and the river and shops are close by, with banks and post office. Phone and Internet coverage on the farm is great if you use Telstra or any other main provider. if you wish to be part of an Australian family and enjoy country lifestyle and are happy to work at various jobs with a smile this is the place to be. you will need all your own up to date medical / travel insurance.

    Sorry, we cannot sign off Visas.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gartenarbeiten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Hausarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Hilfe mit Computer /Internet
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will get to work on a real farm as others have with us .learn skills about low stress cattle and the difference it makes to them .learn about a real paddock to plate Business learn how people like to be connect to the farm we also offer to teach you skills on machinery if you can prove you are suited to this task. You are welcome to stay longer if you fit into our core values and are a happy type of person

  • Help

    Help

    Any help is welcome and we look forward to teaching you new skills and also look forward to learning new ones ourselves from you. Previous helpers have left with many new skills and have become long term friends.

    Work will vary depending on requirements.

    Strength and confidence required.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Studio located under main house or bring your own van if that suits you better we have plug in power points .we will supply all normal meals provide the same as we eat you eat . If you are from overseas we look forward to learning your favourite dish and we are in the food game as producer you're sure to eat the best in season produce we so get from the markets when it in season.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Lots of local drives bush walks and near by Beachs. very happy safe trendy local country town with good shops and food in town has coffee shops gift shops
    The district close to major town and good facilities move shows entertainment venues as well as major chain stores

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Yes welcome.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 892819623547

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