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Jack & Meg O'Reilly

Host Profile

My Property

Property Name

Korinderie Ridge Co-Operative

Business Type

Hobby Farm

Farming methods

Organic

Short Property Description

Established for 44 years, ‘Korinderie Ridge’ is a co-operative community with a focus on sustainable living and bush regeneration. 200ha of elevated, mostly old growth, coastal bushland overlooking Bundjalung National Park and the Pacific Ocean, 1hr South of Byron Bay. Wildlife abounds, including a number of threatened and/or endangered species. All developments incl gardens, houses, dams and reticulated water supply have been carried out in an eco-friendly manner. Our small community lives in solar-powered, hand-made houses and is environmentally conscious and active. Growing fresh, organic food is important to us. Work includes gardening, weeding, planting, pruning, mulching, building & construction (if willing & able), stonework, timber work – whatever is happening! At this time we are also working on bushfire preparedness. Accom for 1-5 people in our community or BYO. Anyone with a smile is welcome. NSI. Can P/U from Woodburn, Lismore or Ballina.

Organic/Biological methods we use

Three large gardens on the community are organically managed. You may be asked to work with a range of community members in these gardens, or on bush regeneration projects.

Special Conditions

We also expect you to join in on fortnightly community work days. These typically involve infrastructure projects such as roadworks, preparations for bushfire season, and construction and maintenance of community facilities.

Skills WWOOFers can learn here

Organic practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Propagating, Pruning, Soil conservation, Mulching, Animal care, Using & caring for tools, Building, Natural Building techniques, Handyman, Preserving & processing food

My Details

The Stay

Can Accommodate

4 WWOOFers

Preferred length of Stay

Whatever suits

Accommodation

In Our Home, Separate Building, BYO Accommodation

Meal Procedures

Eat together

Diets we cater for

All diets catered for (mixed meals)

Why I became a WWOOF Host

We wish to share the principles and practices of our off-grid lifestyle within an intentional community in exchange for learning from wwoofers about other countries and their ideas.

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