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Gayndah
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: up 2 10 (in 2 homes)
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 29938
Region: Queensland

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Last Updated: December 15, 2017

UPDATE: 16th December 2017 -
* PRACTICE YOUR ENGLISH (CONVERSATION) WITH ME
Learn to speak well while you help me in my vegetable gardens and my home.
- PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE REVIEWS below........
** GET A WELL PAID FARM JOB
The main (mandarin'orange) Harvest starts mid March 2018. However: come now, help me, register for next year and go travelling knowing you have secured a perfect place to stay (my homes) and organised to get one of best jobs going for the Harvest season.
Right now there is some work available (hourly paid) and almost no backpackers to fill the vacancies.
***I would like someone who has a real interest in growing food and who wants a happy safe and quiet place to relax.
**** GET YOUR 88 DAYS IN GAYNDAH.
Definitely ONE OF THE BEST TOWNS FOR WELL PAID FARM WORK in Australia. The Citrus Harvest includes mandarins, oranges, lemons and there is also avocados, garlic, figs and blueberries, mangoes. So much variety
***** I HELP wwoofers/helpxers FIND WELL PAID WORK. When you have secured a farm job you stop helping and you rent in my home for a modest price as a tenant. Happy open minded people welcome
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PLEASE NOTE: My home is NOT A FARM.
Looking for happy friendly easy going quite rural life? the peace of a very small country town with enough pubs and shops and an alternative lifestyle? away from the hectic ‘East Coast backpacker trail’? My home is for you!

This is a small personal project NOT A FARM
Situated on the banks of the Burnett River in a quiet and private space yet in a VERY handy part of the town with good accommodation and views and loads of fresh vegetables available from garden to plate!my home and the atmosphere is unique

I have recently moved towards Aquaponics (fish growing in tanks providing nutrients for vegetables - more organic than 'organic'),maybe some Permaculture and Soil Biology workshops, involving hands on natural food growing to provide fresh food for the home, the pickers and packers who live here during the harvest season and any helpxers/wwoofers.

I AM A WWOOF AUSTRALIA - REGISTERED HOST - QR201
Please see current Wwoof Australia book

FREE WIFI/LAUNDRY/FOOD/ACCOMMODATION in exchange for about 4 hours a day, light work. SEE THE REVIEWS. After all it is helpX, NOT workX or slaveX!

***** WHAT HELP DO I NEED? The work which has to be done now is building more garden beds, cultivating seedlings, watering, digging, planting, making new soil (composting), looking after a small batch of hens and general jobs around the property and helping keep my homes clean and tidy.I have a small border collie pup who needs a walk each day! and chickens.

FREE TIME: You get plenty of time to yourself. The accommodation is good, the location in town on the river edge is the best and our evening meals are usually had together which creates a friendly safe atmosphere.

YOUR EXPERIENCE/MY REFERENCES
Please see host reviews below the pictures. I am an experienced host over many decades in a great many locations in Australia.

How to respond: Please email me when you would like to come. Add your details such as where you are now, your name, age, email address and what you are doing at present. Experience in growing food is not necessary.

I receive regular inquiries so I’d like to know you better - Facebook or Skype are ideal ways to get to know each other before a decision is made by either of us!

Kind regards and thanks for reading

Michael

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