Short Property Description
PROPERTY: We are a family living on a peaceful organic farm, growing a range of tropical fruits, herbs, flowers and a range of market garden vegetables. We keep ponies, dogs and cats. The property is privately located along a beautiful clear river with many swimming holes & beautiful forest with tall gum trees.
We require help with vegetable & herb gardens, orchard maintenance & other environmentally sustainable projects. Right now we are working on our bio intensive market garden,supplying markets and local delivery. We love maintaining our syntropic plantations as well as herb gardens, so much variation & there is lots to learn.
DESCRIPTION VOLUNTEER TASKS:
Picking, processing & packing of produce for delivery.
Food preparation & some cleaning
Herbal medicine plant propagating, planting harvesting and drying.
Seeding & potting up in the nursery
Pruning of fruit trees, planting, mulching & mowing.
Handyman skills are always appreciated.
We prefer a minimum of 1-3 months stay.
ACCOMMODATION: large bedroom, incl.kitchen & separately situated undercover & outdoor bathroom facility’s include a shower & bush style toilet. Internet available.
LOCATION: We are located on the Atherton tablelands northwest of Cairns. About 40 mins from Cairns CBD, 30 mins from Smithfield and Mareeba and 10 mins from Kuranda.
Please note, Your own transport is required.
THINGS TO DO IN THE AREA IF YOU HAVE A CAR: , Visit the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree rainforest. Local Kuranda markets and much, much more..
Organic/Biological methods we use
Preferred length of Stay
Why I became a WWOOF Host
We enjoy meeting travelers and sharing our knowledge and there is always so much to do to maintain and expand our food growing systems.
You will be helping us to achieve our dream of turning our farm into an abundant food producing oasis to both sustain our own healthy lifestyle and to provide healthy organic produce for the local Cairns region.