Help us to become self-sufficient with veggie garden and other projects in Tasmania, Australia



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    James and I are trying to become self sufficient. We have a great many animals. We are growing truffles and wish to establish other crops.
    We eat everything we grow and are very easy going people and looking for some help as two people are not quite enough to keep up with all the jobs, such as fencing clearing, gardening and more.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    James and I are very Australian an will give every opportunity to share our culture. We can teach skills such as fencing, building, and cooking. I am trying to learn Spanish.

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    James and I have 80 acres and have varies animals and are attempting to grow periogord truffles. We need fencing gardening, maintenance and tree felling. We have veggie gardens and are trying to be as self sufficient as possible. We have accommodation for four people in their own little cottage.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There is a two bedroom cottage which is fully furnished avliable for people. Its very comfortable.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our property is located in the north east of Tasmania 30 km from Launceston and 45 minutes from the sea. Its rural but very close to TAS High way. There are winery's near us, a lavender farm, two mountains to climb, lots of bush walking. 45 minutes from Derby famous for its dirt bike trails. There is no public transport.

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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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Plenty of space for campervans

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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