Enjoy our cob cottage with us and learn about sustainable living and more in Victoria, Australia



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 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana

  • Descripción


    We're a young family of four living in our little hand built cob cottage on our families sustainably farmed sheep and agroforesty farm. We are both natural builders, Michelle is also an artist and currently studying with the School of Shamanic Womancraft. Nick runs a landscape and gardening business. We have two daughters, Lyra Raven who is 4 and Ariana Rue who is 11 months old. Both girls were born at home, they are the 6th generation in Michelle's family to live on the property.
    We live as close to the earth as possible, with a composting toilet, a reed bed grey water system, a woodfired combustion stove, a solar passive designed cottage, a solar system and our vegie patch. A variety of other people live on the property, we share a community dinner together every week.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Mantenimiento general
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Ayuda doméstica

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    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
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    The home we live in is a very unique cob house that we have built ourselves and are still building so if you're interested in natural building we have much knowledge to share. Nick is an experienced gardener especially in regards to Australian natives. Michelle is a sharer of the women's mysteries and uses her art as a way to share knowledge of the cycles within nature and our deep connection to them. We live communally with lots of other skilled humans including agroforesty, traditional timber framing, herbal medicine, sheep farming, puppeteering and more.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda


    We are looking for people to help with a variety of things including gardening, natural building, cooking and childcare.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    You will be sleeping in a beautiful 4m canvas bell tent. We will provide all bedding. (We only have people staying during the warmer months October through to April as the nights are a little cold for camping in winter) You will share our home and kitchen, cooking meals together. We eat organic and local where ever possible and cook healthy nourishing meals and can happily cater for different dietry requirements such as vegan or vegetarian.
    We're currently installing an outdoor shower but until that's ready, showers are up at the main house on the property where the owners of the farm live (Michelle's parents), we only shower once a week to save our precious rain water. We have a composting toilet that everyone shares in emptying and cleaning.

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    Algo más...

    We live in the Otways in Southern, Victoria. A twenty minute drive from Lorne on the Great Ocean Road which is a beautiful place to visit with gorgeous scenery and wonderful swimming beaches. There is also lots of beautiful rainforest walks and waterfalls to visit. There is a train station 10 minutes from our place. You can catch that train from or too Melbourne (approx 1hr 45min train ride).

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    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

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

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 363175466242