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Last Active: Active 16 hours, 7 minutes ago
City/Town: Billinudgel
Farming Methods: Permaculture
Accommodation Type: In Our Home, Separate Building
The House of the Rising Sun. Be the first to watch and wake up to the sunrise in Australia, perched on top of a mountain on the most eastern part of Australia, at the end of a valley, in a secret, giant forest overlooking the vast, majestic Pacific Ocean, is a place called Kinabalu. Many guests & travellers guests started to call it The Treehouse - a name that has now stuck. This is a private conservation park in principle with much work to do, including gardening, tree planting & environmental repair work. Surrounded by a rainforest sanctuary & nature reserve, you can take walks into old growth forest & swim in the waterfalls, so make sure you bring your walking shoes. It has been quite an achievement, building this over the last 11 years. I am presently focused on the garden. Come and plant some herbs if you have a green thumb. See you at The Treehouse - an experience you'll never forget!
Last Active: Active 1 day, 18 hours ago
City/Town: Cooktown
Farming Methods: Biodynamic
Accommodation Type: Separate Building
Our web site says it all (please check it out). We live in a beautiful part of the world. It is well & truly worth seeing and we will do our best to show you around and make you feel welcome. We are committed to Permaculture & Bio-dynamic farming and always do our best to make our WWOOFers welcome but in return expect good cooperation. Saeng is an excellent Thai cook so the food is great. 2 WWOOFers at a time is all we can take. Volunteering is mainly animal husbandry, picking, pruning, and planting vegies, weeding and a bit of cooking. We start work at sunrise & finish before lunch time. We are very strict on work ethics but it is rewarding for the right person. It is critical that you know what you are getting into when you go to the tropical rainforests, It is bug heaven with many wild animals including snakes and dingoes. It is quite safe though but if you are paranoid about natural things then this is probably not the place for you. Accommodation is in a bamboo hut. Shared meals, mixed diet. Children b.a. No smoking inside. Negotiable stays after 3-5 day visits.
Last Active: Active 2 days, 11 hours ago
City/Town: Crowea
Farming Methods: Permaculture
Accommodation Type: In Our Home, Separate Building, Tent, BYO Accommodation
We moved in to this 100 acre property, situated between Pemberton and Northcliffe in the South West of Western Australia, at the end of 2018. It is surrounded by stunning karri forrest and on the crossing of the Bibbulmun walking trail and the Munda Biddi cycling trail. We have a productive home orchard and veggie gardens, as well as ponds and a lake with marron, the largest freshwater crayfish in the world and pretty tasty. We have cows, sheep, chickens, and a couple of worm farms. Also a very energetic young pomeranian dog, Rupert. Plenty of water is also a bonus in this country. In addition to our rammed earth house, there are also 4 holiday cottages on the property. Most of the time, our helpers can stay in one of the cottages if it is not during busy holiday times or long weekends. Otherwise, they stay in our house in the spare room. We have spare bikes for our helpers, so that they can go and explore this beautiful area. Projects include: During the winter months, David is busy planting lots of trees, so you will be able to help create a lasting benefit for the future. There are trees for fodder, shelter, fruit and some for longer term timber resource. We are experimenting with regenerative farming and improving the soil with growing a diverse mix of grasses and making and applying compost teas to increase the subsoil life. Other ongoing projects: Constructing and maintaining permaculture gardens and orchards, picking berries and fruit. Planting native flowering plants for the bees, propagating and seeding vegetables. Making compost and mulching the gardens. Woodworking projects, ranging from making greenhouse to re-fitting kitchens in the cottages. Chopping firewood and collecting kindling.
Last Active: Active 2 days, 18 hours ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Gardening, Propagating, Soil conservation, Animal Care, Beekeeping, Building, Natural building methods, Tool making, Using and caring for tools, Cheese making, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills, Environmental recovery/regeneration work, Bushfire Recovery - for visa extensions
Please note that I am not WWOOFing at this current time. I joined just to see what's out there for future plans. I have been a WWOOFer on and off for the last 8 years of my life and it's been fantastic. I like to travel with a reason- I just go crazy if I'm not contributing to the wider community I'm living in, and I'm not travelling to earn money either. WWOOFing has been perfect as I've found an amazing extended family with similar interests that I have grown and learnt from. The learning curve is also major for me- I love hands on, practical tactics and I want to live a life where I can grow my own food and produce my own power and milk my own goats...all that good stuff you really can't learn just from books!
Last Active: Active 5 days, 19 hours ago
Age: 21-25
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Pruning
I was born in a city, but to a green thumb mother. Our house was filled with happy plants, and she was always tinkering in the yard. I didn’t have much of an affinity for it when I was young (I just enjoyed the fruits of her labor – literally), but when I went off to Uni and got my first houseplant I was hooked. Unfortunately, in my young adult life I haven’t had many opportunities to start my own garden or really get my hands in the dirt, and that’s why WWOOFing seemed like a good fit. I’m no where near owning my own property or staying in one place long enough to really set something up, but I’d still love to be involved in growing – and to get my hands actually dirty! The future and climate change also weigh heavy on my mind, and so exploring sustainability and learning more about organics and permaculture seem like a step in the right direction.
Last Active: Active 6 days, 19 hours ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Pruning, Animal Care, Worm farming, Beekeeping, Dairy, Mustering, Fencing, Building, Natural building methods, Tool making, Using and caring for tools, Handyman, Mechanical, Cheese making, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Wine making, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills, Environmental recovery/regeneration work

I want to expand my knowledge and experience in permaculture, holistic and organic farming. I would love to one day help build resilient and sustainable lifestyles for people who need it the most.

Last Active: Active 1 week, 2 days ago
Age: 36-55
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Gardening, Soil conservation, Animal Care, Cheese making, Wild food foraging, Bread Making, Wine making, Environmental recovery/regeneration work

I am currently in Hong Kong, would like to be a WWOOFer once Australia’s borders open. I hope to stay in different farms for 2 weeks or 1 month to know how they operate the farm and how they deal with challenges.

I have basic knowledge of nutrition and farming, I am healthy and mature with good working attitude. I hope to contribute my best to the farms and gain experiences from the works. I speak English, Cantonese, Mandarin and simple Japanese. Love to meet people and make friends, I am eager to know the life story of the hosts.
Last Active: Active 1 week, 6 days ago
Age: 36-55
Gender: Couple
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Gardening, Animal Care, Fencing, Building, Natural building methods, Using and caring for tools, Handyman, Wild food foraging, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills
We did WWOOFing in 2010 in the NT and it was a good experience. I think WWOOFing is a good way to meet local people and learn about the local area. I find WWOOFing a much better experience than arriving into a new place and simply staying in a hotel.
Last Active: Active 1 month ago
Age:
Gender: Family
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Animal Care
While I've held Horticultural qualifications for a long time and read a lot about Permaculture over the years I've never been able to truly immerse myself in it. We've joined the WWOOFing community for me to reconnect with my Horticultural side, to expand both my wife and I's knowledge, provide what we believe to be preferable ideals and role models for our children and move to a more healthy and sustainable lifestyle.
Last Active: Active 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Male
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Pruning, Animal Care, Worm farming, Beekeeping, Dairy, Mustering, Natural building methods, Cheese making, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Wine making, Environmental recovery/regeneration work, Bushfire Recovery - for visa extensions
I think WWOOF is a good way to make yourself useful and get to know about permaculture, local life, people and the country at the same time. I got very much interested into permaculture during my first WWOOF stay and I would be happy to start my own veggie/fruit garden when I get back home. I love being surrounded by natural wide spaces. It's a precious source of inspiration for me.
Last Active: Active 2 months ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Regenerative Agriculture, Syntropic farming, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Pruning, Animal Care, Worm farming, Beekeeping, Building, Natural building methods, Tool making, Using and caring for tools, Handyman, Cheese making, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Wine making, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills, Environmental recovery/regeneration work
I joined WWOOFing because I want to be involved in projects on the land, learn new skills, contribute to community & meet like minded people who share the same values around humble, simple living on the land. I like to feel purpose in my life & I feel happiest when I am in nature & working towards something that makes a difference in the world. I am living in my van & want to travel with purpose & meet wonderful like minded people. I am also exploring areas that I enjoy to hopefully set down some roots in a nice community. I think WWOOFing is a great way to learn new skills & be immersed in beautiful areas.
Last Active: Active 3 months ago
City/Town: Jamestown
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home, Separate Building
We are Certified Organic, 660 acres, 35 acres native trees, 12 acres grapevines, 1000 olive trees. Many kangaroos. Rolling hills, great views near Bundaleer forest & the Flinders Ranges. Clare Valley wine tasting & tourist trails nearby. Volunteering includes pruning vines & olive trees, picking grapes & olives, training vines, mulching, planting trees, weed control, some winemaking, helping at local market, yabbie farm and looking after large vegetable and fruit tree orchard. Accommodation in farm house or s/c unit. Children b.a. Mixed diet. No smoking inside. Daily bus service. You don't have to be Double Vaxxed to come to my property. Just call to discuss further. - Thank you
Last Active: Active 3 months, 2 weeks ago
City/Town: Mount Eccles
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: In Our Home
We live on 50 acres of rolling hills and lush pasture 10 minutes from the large town of Leongatha and 2 hours from Melbourne city. We breed Shetland ponies and Rag Doll kittens. We have recently moved here and have such a lot of work to do renovating the old farm house and putting in a garden and vege patch. We are making ECO ENZYME from vegetable scraps, which we use as a fertilizer and to purify our septic tank and our dams. We are vegetarian and prefer non smoking people. Eco-Enzyme, also known as "Garbage Enzyme," was first introduced by Dr. Rosukon Poompanvong, who is the founder of the Organic Agriculture Association of Thailand. The idea of the project was to cultivate enzymes from organic waste that we would normally throw into garbage bin as organic cleaner. His findings proved not only that this enzyme is cheap and easy to make (in huge volume) but that it is also an effective cleaning detergent. Best of all, it is environmental friendly.
Last Active: Active 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Age: 18-20
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Regenerative Agriculture, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Pruning, Animal Care, Dairy, Mustering, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Off-grid living skills
I'm joining WWOOF because I love animals, the outdoors, and organic farming. It is my ultimate dream to someday have a small farm of my own. Having experience working on a farm is definitely the first tangible step I can take in that direction. I want to gain as much knowledge as I can in order to be a farmer myself someday. I also find that I am happiest when I'm away from the city, gardening and working with animals. I discovered my passion for organic farming starting at the age of 11. For four years I attended a farm camp in Northern California. I loved with my whole heart working in the garden and tending to the sheep, goats, and cows. I even wrestled a few pigs. The reason why I joined WWOOF, to put it simply, is I because I know I'll enjoy it.
Last Active: Active 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Age: 36-55
Gender: Male
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques
why we join: keen to volunteer, learn more about sustainable farming, work in rural area, learn new skills, meet like minded people hope to achieve: make new experiences, live a healthy life, contribute to society by volunteering, do something positive for the environment and encourage others
Last Active: Active 9 months ago
City/Town: Glasshouse Mountains
Farming Methods: Organic
Accommodation Type: Separate Building
12 acre Certified Organic farm in scenic Glass House Mountains, Australia Zoo & the Glass House Mountains National Park nearby. 30 mins to the beach. We are a commercial strawberry farm, also farm salad vegetables, custard apples & avocados. We frequently get visits from kangaroos, birds and other native wildlife. Volunteering includes seasonal strawberry, vegetable picking & packing, ground preparation, mowing, mulching and weeding. Accommodation for 1-5 people in a 4 bedroom air-conditioned shed converted into a house. Foxtel & Internet is available. No children. Mixed diet. No smoking. No drugs. Longer stay preferred 1-3 months. Paid work available locally.
Last Active: Active 9 months ago
Age: 21-25
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Animal Care, Dairy, Mustering, Cheese making, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Wine making, Marketing produce, Off-grid living skills
To go rural in my own backyard. Unfortunately, I won't have the chance to go on a rural placement as part of my degree so am looking to go rural and get some horse-y experience under my belt during one of my university breaks. I am especially interested in WWOOFing experiences that include horse care, mustering or other horse experience activities.
Last Active: Active 10 months ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Biodynamics practices and techniques
I would like to experience Australian farm life. Growing up in a flower shop back home allowed me to get involved with Thai- tropical agriculture. My grand parents used to have a farm where they grown mango, guava, tamarind and orchid. Coming over to Australia for long time makes me miss my childhood. This is one reason why I would like to join WWOOF because I can bring back my childhood and to learn Western agriculture. Secondly, My passion in farming is to be able to see seeds that I grow by my hands go to plant and fruit and I can cook them instead of buying from supermarket. That will make me feel so proud to see what I have done fruitfully. Lastly, I personally appreciate what nature has given us and how can I reserve them to the next generation.
Last Active: Active 1 year ago
Age: 21-25
Gender: Female
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Gardening, Pruning, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Fencing, Building, Natural building methods, Tool making, Using and caring for tools, Handyman, Mechanical, Preserving food, Wild food foraging, Fermenting food, Bread Making, Wine making, Marketing produce
I joined WWOOF because I want to learn and experience the ways in which different cultures and areas live and farm organically. The idea of working in exchange for staying with a host family seemed very reasonable to me and beneficial for everybody. I love to travel, and this is a beautiful way to do it and get the most out of the experience I’ll have abroad.
Last Active: Active 1 year, 3 months ago
Age: 26-35
Gender: Couple
Skills I Want to Learn: Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Gardening, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Biodynamics practices and techniques, Beekeeping, Worm farming, Natural building methods, Cheese making, Wine making
We joined WWOOF for the opportunity to work in organic farms and to learn and live a farm way style of life. We are passionate about farm life. Julio grew up going to the farm every weekend and holidays, and Thais grew up in the middle of the Amazon. And now we feel like we need to learn about farming techniques before moving to our farm.
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