Suzie Parmanand

Host Profile

    My Property

    Property Name

    The Groovy Farm

    Business Type

    Hobby Farm

    Farming methods

    Organic

    Short Property Description

    We have a 70 Acre farm that has lots of animals.. almost a petting zoo some would say. It is on the amazing Baffle creek; located half way between Bundaberg and 1770; fishing and swimming all year round is amazing. We use old traditional farming practices and methods. And would love to educate you too.

    Full Property Description

    We can offer a caravan with 2 single beds as accommodation and at the moment a shared bathroom.

    We are in the process of organising extra accomodation and bathroom facilities.

    If you have you own accomodation that is ok too!

    Work that is offered

    Fencing,  Gardening,  Painting, (art and structure) and Animal Care.

    During your free time the Baffle creek is one of our boundaries and it offers fishing and swimming potential all year round. We are located about 35 min drive to Agnes water  beach if you are interested in surfing. We are happy for to do as you please and only really require about 2-3 hours of help a day.

    The animals we have are varied Cows, Horses (if you ride), sheep, goats, pigs and many different poultry.

    Organic/Biological methods we use

    I like to use permaculture methods.  We used animals to graze and keep the grass mown for us, and pigs to till the soil.

    Special Conditions

    There is an 8year girl onsite at all times so must be children friendly and understanding.

    As i am a herbalist and health practitioner, occasionally their will be clients present, so manners, privacy and politeness is necessary.

    Skills WWOOFers can learn here

    Organic practices & techniques, Biodynamic practices & techniques, Permaculture design practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Propagating, Pruning, Soil conservation, Mulching, Wild Food Foraging, Worm farming, Animal care, Mechanical, Using & caring for tools, Building, Natural Building techniques, Fencing, Handyman, Cheese making, Bread making, Fermenting foods, Preserving & processing food, Marketing produce

    Courses and Events

    I regular attend and sometime host events on varied topics

    My Details

    Name

    Suzie Parmanand

    Gender

    Family

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    More than 10 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    2-3 days, 3-7 days, 1-2 weeks, 2-4 weeks, Longer stays by negotiation, Whatever suits

    Accommodation

    Separate Building, Caravan, Tent, BYO Accommodation

    Other options

    Non-Smoking, Children allowed by arrangement

    Meal Procedures

    Eat together, Eat separately, Share most meals, Share cooking, Food provided, cook your own

    Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, German, some French

    Diets we cater for

    All diets catered for (mixed meals)

    Why I became a WWOOF Host

    We would love to have some company and learn from people of different cultures. …sometimes doing things  just needs an extra set of hands or fresh eyes to make it easier. We look forward to meeting you.

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