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Orange
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 100 acres
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 19116
Region: New South Wales

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Last Updated: February 10, 2019

This is a family orientated place and we love working with our beautiful children who have now become adults. Our abundant gardens, creative features, community engaging events have become quite popular with our volunteers. We are keen to develop what we have and are able to do that by hosting others to learn new skills and share your knowledge and skills.

The work with us if quite diverse and changes each day. We are centrally located in Orange, Central West NSW which has a population of 40,000. Not to mention the 128,00 people who use Orange as a base for services. There is plenty to do here, experience and lots to learn.

We do require people to stay at our Cargo property to assist with the developing our Eco Permaculture Educational center. Country life and camping.

We have two caravans which we are in the process of being renovated so always keen to hear from people who have carpentry, building, electrical or plumbing skills.

Our ultimate goal is to provide a sustainable environment through fun activities, teaching and building.

We can provide many new skills and have accommodation and meals available for our workers.

We are keen to work with people who have varying skills, these are some of our projects:
Build animal enclosures including a Kangaroo release site
Help with the care of our animals under supervision initially
Build a veranda and roofing/awning for a train carriage
Build a rock wall entry
Painting including art work in certain areas
Garden bed prep, propagation, planting, labelling and continued care
Marketing skills for future development at café and retreat
Program/ Educational development for events at the property
Design and prepare signage out of natural resources
Play music because you can so others can enjoy
Build nature pathways and landing areas
Paint/Create artistic designs in a variety of locations
Build awnings and seating in a variety of locations
Build gabions and dams with guidance to create water holding areas
Plant up additional food forests
Plant a productive vegetable garden
Animal care and companionship for our animals
Sew curtains
Develop fun filled community events relating to permaculture, animals, food, healthy lifestyle and well being
Geo-Cache set ups for our environments
Design adventures and treasure hunts
Provide Community Events for the public
Share cooking skills, products and traditions from your country
Share with us experiences, ideas, interests or family traditions that you think we can learn from and share Internationally
If skilled in this area you may be able to help in our café
Guide people through our farm yard set up

Learn about the work we do at our permaculture café and ultimately the Eco Village we are building. It's quite an adventure with so many new friendships being developed.

reviews (1)
Helper: Dorian UGO Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: August 12, 2017
Fiona & Paul are so lovely, so nice ! Thanks to them to have received me in p... view complete review

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