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Deans Marsh
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 230
Persons: 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 42287
Region: Victoria

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Last Updated: December 1, 2017

Hello! We are a family run regenerative farm, focused on sheep and agroforestry though there are always different things happening, a cob studio has been built, a tiny house in residence and we run a native cut-flower and sheep dog training business. We also conduct tours of the farm for all types of groups to teach about sustainable and ethical farming. Jobs to be done are, stock work (such as drenching, moving sheep and yard work), helping with shearing, fencing, tree pruning, natural building, gardening (practicing organic and permaculture principles), wildlife rehabilitation, feeding animals - dogs chickens, sheep, horses, and lambs. We have three children all grown up who are heavily involved in the farm and one grandchild. Sustainability is a key focus with around 20% of the property covered in trees. We have been with the Wwoofing scheme for over 15 years with many fond memory’s, we love learning about different cultures and ways of life. We live in a vibrant community full of live music, art and outdoor activities at the foothills of the Otway Ranges national park. Only 20 min from the iconic Great Ocean Rd there are many beautiful beaches and amazing bush walks to explore.
Accommodation is an upstairs loft in our barn (see pictures) with a shared bathroom and kitchen in homestead, all meals provided.
Minimum stay of one week please. Own transport not necessary though if you want to camp in the national park it will be easier.

We have a Facebook page: Yan Yan Gurt West Farm with lots of pictures and reviews.

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