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.
Babysitting / child care
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in 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
English - a little french
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
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week