Help with harvesting ginger and turmeric at our organic farm at Coorabell in the hinterland above Byron Bay, Australia



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    We have a certified organic farm at Coorabell in the hinterland above Byron Bay. We need help with our garlic ginger and turmeric as well as with feeding calves. Accommodation is in a private guest quarters attached to our owner built house.There is a bedroom and separate bathroom and self contained out door kitchen (under cover)We love to share meals at least 2 times a week.

    We are passionate about organic food and sustainability and also enjoy company of travellers, conversation over a meal together and also working together.

    Our farm is beautiful and borders the Wilsons River, we have extensive remnant rainforest, and walks and swimming in the waterholes are part of the experience.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • 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

    They will learn about environmental issues, certified organic processes and sustainability. We are entirely off the grid and have been for 30 years. We love meeting people and enjoy learning about their lives and interests

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    Harvesting ginger and Turmeric and delivery to outlets from April till nov, weeding Garlic crop and fertilizing and well as harvesting garlic and hanging it in barn in nov ,dec Planting garlic in april,Also some seed planting of sunflowers depending on time of year, at other times harvesting them and making into bunches to sell in our roadside stall, as well as preparing the ginger and turmeric and garlic to sell in stall. We have chooks to feed and sometimes baby calves.Also now we have 2 goats

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Accomadation is in our owner built home in private self contained quest quarters attached to our home.There is a bathroom and good self contained outdoor kitchen under cover. Suitable for a couple or 2 friends

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Close to Byron bay (15mins), also nearby to Minyon falls, whale watching, surfing beaches, and the Crystal Castle. Hosts are happy to assist with some transport. Walks in national parks close by also picnic and swimming at riverside on our property.

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    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?


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    Hours expected

    4-5 hrs a day 5 days a week work

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Host ref number: 349191523291