Stay with us near Orange and help with vineyard maintenance, nursery work, vegetable gardening, weeding, NSW, Australia

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  • Description

    Description

    Clare and Marko have lived at our vineyard for more than 10 years. It was an established vineyard and we have built a winery and cellar door. We are in conversion to full organic certification. It is a 4 ha property with 2 ha of vines.

    We have Warre bee hives, run a small flock of sheep, free range chickens and have dogs and cats as house pets. Our vineyard is managed using organic principles and we are converting the rest of the property using permaculture principles.

    There is no public transport available but we can collect people from Orange, which has train and coach services from Sydney. Meals are shared and vegetarian options are available. Wifi and reasonable mobile reception is available.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    We have a qualified permaculture instructor to teach permaculture principles and self reliance and we focus on self sufficiency in food. We bake our own sourdough bread and make fermented foods and drinks and travellers can practise these skills. We place a high value on different styles of food from many cultures and we love to share recipes.

  • Help

    Help

    The work consists of vineyard maintenance, nursery work, vegetable gardening, weeding and some garden construction and design.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Camping spaces are provided for tents and campervans. Tents and bedding are available if required. Meals are provided in the home.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The property borders the Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area which has beautiful walks at all difficulty levels. Orange is popular tourist destination with activities ranging from mountain bike riding and swimming in Lake Canobolas, to winery tours and fine dining. We enjoy live music, bush walking and visiting local attractions. There is public transport available but we can help with transport.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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





Host ref number: 276677656983