Fiona & William Rossiter

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    My Property

    Property Name

    The Old Tin House Orange & Bissys Permaculture and Holistic Management Educational Centre Cargo

    Business Type

    Commercial Farm

    Farming methods

    Permaculture

    Short Property Description

    Full Property Description

    Our home is built with permaculture gardens and ducks for eggs.  It’s a delightful place which has been overgrown with food.

    Our café has permaculture gardens surrounding it.  The products we grow are then used in our café for our customers.  We are always keen to have people here also who are good with marketing.

    Cargo property, our Educational centre is amazing.  The scenery is surreal, the environment is full of wildlife and birds and the campsite and caravans make for good accommodation will living off the grid.

    There’s plenty of opportunities to gain valuable skills working with permaculture and to create new things that support the environment.  Were keen to have people who show initiative, have an eye for detail, can work independently and want to share ideas and our dream for the future.

    Visit http://www.bissys.com.au to learn more about what we do at our locations

    We are also on facebook https://www.facebook.com/bissys.cafe.and.catering.orange/

     

    Organic/Biological methods we use

    Composting from degradable matter
    Chicken tractor systems
    Mulching for gardens
    Animals used as a pest control system
    Companion Planting
    and more ………..

    Special Conditions

    Were keen to learn about your skills and attributes because if there is something we can fit into your volunteering time that can show case your talents then we would like to support that.

    Even if you’re new to Wwoof and have no skills in gardening but would like to learn how to use permaculture design and techniques please let us know.  We are happy to work with people who show initiative whilst having a good work ethic.

    Additionally if you have permaculture skills and been involved in Perma Blitz’s we would love to learn from you on how to do these things.

    There is the opportunity for long term stays at our Cargo property if there is the commitment to help develop the land.

    If you are responsible with smoking by staying away from people not smoking and are careful in making sure your smoke is out then we are negotiable for you to stay.

    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, Beekeeping, Animal care, Using & caring for tools, Building, Fencing, Handyman, Bread making, Fermenting foods, Marketing produce

    My Details

    Name

    Fiona & William Rossiter

    Partners Name

    Bissys Permaculture and Holistically Managed Educational Center (Cool Climate)

    Gender

    Family

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    4 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    2-4 weeks, Longer stays by negotiation

    Accommodation

    Caravan, Tent, BYO Accommodation

    Other options

    Non-Smoking, Children allowed by arrangement

    Meal Procedures

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

    Languages spoken

    English but we do have some children who speak other languages

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