Ian Willis

Host Profile

    My Property

    Business Type

    Hobby Farm

    Farming methods


    Short Property Description

    We are a family farm producing an array of fresh vegies, eggs and beef for local weekly farmers market. 45 minutes from Byron Bay. 30 minutes from Gold Coast. 30 acres on the banks of the Oxley River. 4 horses, 12 cattle, 2 dogs, 2 cats, 220 chickens. Certified Organic and Biodynamic Farm.

    Organic/Biological methods we use

    Here at SLO we work with nature using Permaculture principles and Natural farming. We are Certified Organic and Bio-dynamic.  We produce a stunning array of seasonal vegetables from our market gardens, fruit from the poultry orchard, live sprouts and seedlings, eggs and cattle. All interwoven on the one poly-culture farm. We only use natural hay mulch mimicking nature.

    Ian Willis co-creator of Sylva Lining Organics “SLO” is a former CEO of his own national property services company describes Sylva Lining Organics as the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) of biological farming, combining the best of Masanobu Fukuoka’s “Natural Farming”, Rudolf Steiner’s “Bio-dynamics, Bill Mollison’s “Permaculture” and the National Standards for Certified Organics.  We like to call it Perma-farming.  If you’ve completed your PDC and are wondering about what to do next many have found their answer here at SLO

    My Details


    Ian Willis



    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    2 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

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



    Other options

    Smoking allowed, Children allowed by arrangement

    Meal Procedures

    Share some meals

    Languages spoken


    Diets we cater for

    Mixed meals, some meat, some vegetarian

    Why I became a WWOOF Host

    Because we were WWOOFers many years ago.



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