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Help us around our permaculture property and get inspired by sustainable way of living close to Byron Bay, Australia

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Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi we are Anna & Olof

    We live in the beautiful Terania Creek Valley surrounded by subtropical rainforest on a 15 acre permaculture property. which we are currently in the process of developing.

    6 years ago we were also workawayers and woofers. We over-landed from Spain all the way to Australia without taking a single flight. We visited amazing farms, homestays and permaculture projects across the world. We loved the experience and are now excited to host workawayers our selves.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Jardinería
    Construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    By staying with us you can take part in our sustainable way of living. Learn about permaculture. get inspired and enjoy nature.

    Olof is Swedish with Brazilian family so is fluent in both Swedish and Portuguese and shares his culture both through language and cuisine. Olof is a passionate cook and has taken a lot of inspiration from other cultures whilst travelling and he likes to share these skills in the kitchen. Olof is a professional/award winning graphic designer and operates his own graphic design business from home.

    Anna is from the UK and grew up from the North of England but relocated to Gibraltar in her mid 20's. She worked in the broadcast industry in the UK and managed a FTSE100 company whilst living in Gibraltar. Anna now runs her own consultancy business from home. She loves to learn about the local flora and fauna and is working on regenerating the forest on her property. She also loves film, theatre and plays brass instruments.

    We are avid traveler's and workawayers. In 2014 we set off on an over-landing adventure from Spain to Australia taking over the best part of 3.5 years and during that time met many amazing and inspirational hosts on our journeys. We would be more than happy to share our experiences, amazing places and travel tips.

  • Help

    Help

    We need help on our 15 acre permaculture property
    We are in the process of establishing several permaculture projects, a kitchen garden, tropical themed food-forest, main crop and a native bush tucker forest.

    - Weeding
    - Garden maintenance
    - Planting Trees
    - Making Compost
    - Gathering Materials for Mulching
    - Permaculture Projects
    - DIY projects
    - Building & Renovation
    - Cooking / Preserving
    - Regen (restoring native rainforest)
    - Seed saving & propagation
    - Restoring furniture
    - Mechanics
    - Making a kick ass chicken coop

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We invite you to stay in our beautiful two story mud-brick house, you will get access to your own private guest room overlooking the back garden, with shared toilet and shower. You will also have access to the living room and kitchen and beautiful veranda. There is plenty of outdoor space to walk around and relax in. Unlimited wifi.
    We are off the grid and harvest our own rainwater so we ask you to be very mindful of water and electricity consumption.

    Our drinking water is triple filtered and UV treated before it enters the taps in the house.

    Please note we are strictly a Non-Smoking property.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live next to a beautiful swimming hole and waterfall, one hour drive to the beach in Byron Bay. The night cap national park is only 5k away at the end of our valley.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Campervans are welcome, the only thing is our driveway to the main house is quite steep (gravel road) and we might need to asses if your campervan could make it up the drive, 4x4/AWD drive vehicles won't have a problem. Otherwise there is a large open paddock at the bottom of the drive where you can set up your campervan.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 322174732939

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