15 acre Regenerative Tree and Permaculture farm at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast, Australia



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  • Description


    We are a Holisiticaly Managed Regenerative Tree farm located inland of Rainbow Beach, using the Keyline Scale of Permanence and Permaculture principles to develop infrastructure, water and tree systems on the farm. The existing Macadamia orchard is in the process of being replanted and converted to organic production. We are approaching a 'closed loop' farming system, recycling most wastes on farm, harvesting our own mulches, making composts and brewing compost teas. Work includes tree planting, orchard work, beekeeping, seed raising, mulching, weeding, brush cutting, and vegetable harvesting. Accommodation for 2 in camper or BYO tent. Food provided for you to prepare your own meals, mixed diet and vegetarian/vegan catered for.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects

  • 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

    Being a teacher myself, I always try and teach-as-we-go and explain the concepts behind what we are doing (the 'WHY'). Native English speaker and I speak a little german also.

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    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Help is required with construction jobs, orchard maintenance, vegetable gardens, beekeeping, animal care, and tree planting/reforestation.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    German: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation is in camper (2 people) or BYO tent.

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    • 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

    25 hours a week

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Host ref number: 322245192488