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Sandrine Rangeon

Host Profile

    My Property

    Property Name

    Rainbow Goats

    Farming methods

    Organic

    Business Type

    Commercial Farm

    Short Property Description

    Organic goat farm right on the edge of Nimbin. Very quick walk (less than 5 minutes) to the center of town and all its shops, cafes, etc. The property is 16 acres and bordered by the town on one side and a beautiful creek with swimming holes on the other side. We have 60+ goats, 3 horses, 1 alpaca, a large garden, and an orchard in progress.

    Full Property Description

    A typical day will be as follows:

    – 1 hour of goat tasks in the morning (the earlier the better)

    – lunch served at 12pm

    – 2 hours of various tasks from 4pm to 6pm (organic gardening, bush regeneration, odd jobs, etc.)

    – 1 hour of goat tasks from 6pm to 7pm

    – dinner served at 7pm

    So this leaves you most of the day to go into town, relax, or work on your own things. If you’d like to go exploring during the day, we can give you sandwiches.

    Because we are right on the edge of town, you don’t necessarily need a car. There are regular buses to Lismore, Byron Bay, and Murwillumbah.

    The schedule is flexible to some extent, but the goats do need attention at the start and at the end of each day.

    If interested, we are happy to include you in more advanced goat tasks such as milking and soap making.

    If you’d prefer to eat on your own, we can accommodate this as well and either still cook for you or just provide you the food.

    We might explore the option of signing off for a second-year visa as we are in a bushfire disaster postcode.

    Special Conditions

    No noise past 9pm

    Smoking allowed outside only

    Skills WWOOFers can learn here

    Organic practices & techniques, Biodynamic practices & techniques, Permaculture design practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Propagating, Pruning, Soil conservation, Mulching, Worm farming, Animal care, Dairy, Using & caring for tools, Fencing, Cheese making, Preserving & processing food

    Courses and Events

    Djanbung Gardens are walking distance from us and offer permaculture courses.

    My Details

    Name

    Sandrine Rangeon

    Gender

    Couple

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    2 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    Whatever suits

    Accommodation

    In Our Home, BYO Accommodation

    Meal Procedures

    Share most meals, Food provided, cook your own

    Languages spoken

    English, French, basic Spanish

    Diets we cater for

    All diets catered for (mixed meals)

    Why I became a WWOOF Host

    We love the company and sharing our passion for goats. We sincerely enjoy sharing our lives with people from various backgrounds, even if just for a few weeks. My partner works full-time and I work part-time, so having extra sets of hands on the farm has also been really helpful.

     

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