Family of 4 - Aladdin & Tess, Karuna (16) and Mani (12), half acre of beautiful land - renovating an old house into an ecohouse - orchards, gardens based on permaculture principles and design as well as use of biodynamics. Tess is drama teacher at local Steiner School and is a poet, Aladdin is a psychotherapist, builds and teaches - Karuna & Mani are at the local Steiner High School (Little Yarra) - we all play music.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Beautiful nature - lots of places to be in nature and to bushwalk, mtn bike, kayak
Well travelled hosts - many years as hosts
Musicians and poets, teachers,
Meditation (Buddhist based)
Renovating an old home into an ecohouse - quite alot work been done already (building skills, cabinet making, plumbing etc all really helpful)
Gardens and orchard work (permaculture / organic / biodynamic)
Fencing and netting to protect garden and orchard
Bee hives and apriculture
Helping out in family life
Musicians & poets
Your own room - comfortable, up to 2 people.
As a family we eat healthy nutritious meals together and can cater for vegetarian, gluten and dairy free. We tend to eat some meat occasionally.
Lots to do in the area - as well as nature based, warburton lovely town, public transport just down the road into Melbourne.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week