Come and create sustainable gardening, music and food with us in Torquay, Australia

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    Última actividad

    02/06/2020

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 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a couple with two dogs and chooks living on an acre on the outskirts of the coastal surfing town of Torquay. We are into recycling, music, sustainable gardening and cooking.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Ayuda doméstica
    Cuidado de animales

  • 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

    Learn about applying permaculture to a small property and living a sustainable lifestyle with organic food and cooking. I'm a landscape architect so I have an interest in a range of environmental and social issues, and teach at the local university. Leanne's interests are in healthy diets, organic growing and social welfare.
    During the footy season you can join us for a game of AFL football (if you go for the Geelong Cats!).. see attached photo.
    We are into music (ukelele, mandolin, guitar, melodica..) and play community music with SCOTSO the Surf Coast Old Time Street Orchestra, Bellbrae Ukelele Group jams (BUGJam), and other music jams and regular dinner parties with family and friends. Our house is perfect for occasional house concerts too.
    Work hours are flexible because I work from home a lot, and as a starting arrangement suggest doing 4-5 hours work in the morning starting around 8am so you have the afternoons free. If you want to take advantage of the beautiful still mornings on the beach (afternoons in summer can be a bit windy) then we can accomodate that too.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Gardening and looking after the orchard, keeping the roadside stall stocked with garden produce and kitchen products, building, and having fun.
    Previous Workawayers have built fences, gates, art projects, small constructions, gardens, made apple cider, jams, passata and so on. We are keen to get people involved in whatever projects we are doing, including the skills and passions of our visitors. In fact we welcome your ideas and experience as a key part of the creation adventure!
    We will be doing some house renovations over the next few months, so building skills would be specially valuable.
    On top of the 4-5 hours work, we would expect that Workawayers would participate in the general chores of running a busy household and would contribute to preparing shared meals, cleaning up after ourselves and so on.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Sunny room in the house with a double bed, shared bathroom.
    We cook together or take turns sharing food ideas. We really enjoy food and grow much of our produce from the big organic garden
    Over winter we enjoy the wood fire and mulled apple cider, and we regularly go to the pool for a saunas and spa and you could join us for a small fee, and of course there is the beach!
    Over the next few months we will be doing some renovations to the house, and may be updating the accommodation with perhaps a caravan, or even yurt or treehouse!
    We have two very friendly dogs (Ollie and Riley) and 6-7 chickens (at the moment), plus becuase we are in the bush we get lots of visiting native birds - Superb Blue Wrens, Kookaburras, Parrots, Ravens and Currawongs all are regular visitors.
    A special space at our place is the balinese-inspired day-bed on the deck, a very nice place for a night under the stars or to hang out during the afternoons.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    The beach and town is only 30 minutes walk by foot, and we have bikes you can borrow to get there quicker, starting from the concrete shared public pathway that starts out the back of our garden and takes you to Torquay and Fishermans Beach along Deep Creek. The iconic Torquay back beach is just around the headland, and is world famous for surfing. Bells Beach is a short bike ride away.
    If you want to go for longer walks along the coast (eg Great Ocean Walk) we can drop you off by car, and we can show you some of the local sights.
    There is a bus to Geelong, Melbourne and west along the coast, 20 minutes walk.
    In winter the whales come along the coast and can be seen from the cliffs locally. We have a Chololaterie chocolate factory nearby too!
    Basically this is a tourist town and is full of exciting things to do with your time off. We really want you to have a great time and take away some special memories of your holiday in Australia.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

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      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • 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

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

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Número de referencia de anfitrión: 643849941544