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We are a group of friends living together on am organic hobby farm with over 100 acres of land, many vegetable gardens and lots of different species of fruit trees. We live in harmony with nature as far as possible
We are continually working to become more self sufficient in food production and use organic methods to grow our food and care for the land.
We have miles of walking trails which weave through the forests and a flowing creek to enjoy.
It is a great place for volunteers and guests to come to take some time out from the business of the world and live a simple life on the land immersed in nature.
We are looking for volunteers to join us who really want to experience living in the countryside and are ready to jump into a different way of life for the time you are here. Ideally you would have some experience in the following:
House Keeping and cleaning
Cooking fresh vegetarian meals each day using produce grown on the the land for the community living here
Working in the gardens, growing vegetables and looking after the fruit trees and bananas. This includes weeding, digging, raking, mulching, planting and watering.
General land care and maintenance, mowing, brush cutting, chain sawing, clearing land and other jobs around the property as they arise.
Anyone wishing to join us will need to be self motivated, responsible and able to work without much supervision. You will also need to be physically fit and healthy.
In return for 4 hours work per day 5 days per week you will receive
vegetarian food and accommodation in either a dormitory or a tent depending what is available. If you have your own tent or van you are welcome to bring it with you to sleep in.
We live communally with shared kitchen and bathrooms and eat together each day. There is plenty of time in the afternoon for joint or personal creative persuits.
We would like you to be able to commit to a minimum of 2 weeks but ideally longer to get the most out of this experience
We have solar showers and compost toilets and our water comes from collected rain water so we need to be water aware and use it wisely.
We are free from drugs, alcohol and cigarettes and invite volunteers only who can live this way of life.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Our land is a tranquil place with kilometres of bush walking tracks which are amazing to explore in your free time and a creek where you might like to swim. We have found that it has been a wonderful place for people to rest and reconnect with themselves on their busy travelling schedule. A place to stop and feel and just be for a while. Living simply and in harmony with the natural environment and away from the society gives most friends who visit a real sense of joy and inner peace. You will also participate in group activities that will assist you on your journey here.
Most of our chores are out door and requires you to be physically fit.
You could be doing general gardening, weeding, mulching, raking, planting and harvesting.
We are always in need of someone who loves housekeeping and keeping the home clean and tidy.
Healthy Food is an important part of life here so we welcome people with experience in cooking and creating delicious vegetarian meals for friends.
Accommodation in the summer will be in tents- We have out side composting toilets and solar showers. We eat communally each day using food from the land.
During your time off you could visit some of the national parks or local markets. We are 45 mins from Byron Bay and 35 mins from the nearest beach.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
More than two
4 hours / 5 days a week
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