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Upper Hutt
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 4.2 hectares = 10 acres
Persons: up to 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 357
Region: Wellington

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Last Updated: July 18, 2020

Hi yes I am hosting helpers at this time.I currently need some help planting out and generally tidying up the vegetable gardens and I am in the process of establishing a small permaculture food forest.
I generate some of my own power with solar electric and solar hot water, make muesli,laundry detergent, soap, jams, preserves, seed saving, spin and knit wool and grow beef and vegetables and beekeeping bees for honey. Also I have about an acre of blueberries. Blueberry season is generally in January and February.
While I do these things I don't do them every day as farms are seasonal. I have a variety of animals and general farm jobs that are ongoing and varied.
Cell ph coverage is spark and vodafone but not 2 degrees.
Arrival is on a Monday evening at 6pm and departure is also on a Monday. I am not vegetarian but vegetarians are welcome with appropriate food supplied. Smokers welcome if you smoke outside. Pretty much everything you need is supplied. As there is no public transport to the farm I can collect you from Silverstream train Station. This is on the Upper Hutt Railway Line & about 40 min out of Wellington Central. Please wait on the seat outside the Charltons Pub across from the train station. If you are driving it is best to print off a map from google and look for the blueberry sign outside.
I enjoy a good laugh but appreciate my privacy in the evenings. Look forward to hearing from you soon.

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