Help us out, building beds, sowing seeds, weeding and harvesting in Mt Tamborine, Queensland, Australia

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small certified organic market garden that specialises in producing over 40 different seasonal vegetables. Nestled on a volcanic plateau surrounded by a National Park, Mt Tamborine is only 40kms west of The Gold Coast. If you love birdlife, good organic food and fresh air this is a heaven amongst the clouds. This is a peaceful place....

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Farmstay help
    Language practice

  • 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

    All our meals and conversations are done together to help build good english skills and confidence. Breakfast and lunch are held outside while we work and dinner inside. We are all about having great food and enjoying natures changes and beauty. Mt Tamborine is full of bush walks, cycling, hangliding and lots of tourists love to come up here on weekends. Our place is at 520m.

  • Help

    Help

    This market garden is focussed on seasonal food production selling directly to the local community. Help includes building beds, sowing seeds, transplanting, spreading compost, sowing, harvesting. We sell our produce from our gate every Saturday and Sunday (10-4pm). It is a great community full of artists, musicians and alternative thinkers all wanting to live a cleaner lifestyle away from the throng of city life.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Shared accommodation with the owners, Adam and Mayjune. You will have a separate room, a shared bathroom and Wifi. All water is rainfall which is UV filtered.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Visitors can use the bicycles, bushwalking or lay about enjoying the great weather.
    All meals are mixed and diverse

    We have had over 80 visitors stay with us over the last 5 years. We would love to invite you here and experience this great garden.

  • 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

    5 hours per day, 5 days per week


Host ref number: 375624464364