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Bruce & Rhonda Scott

Host Profile

    My Property

    Property Name

    Nook Farm

    Farming methods

    Organic

    Business Type

    Hobby Farm

    Short Property Description

    We have a hobby farm where we breed Angus cattle, run sheep & lambs, ducks & chickens. There are fruit trees, berry bushes & veggie garden. A stream runs through the flower gardens, lawns & ponds with big trees that all bring peace & beauty to the farm. We are an older couple & have enjoyed Hosting for over 16 years in our stone home. Accommodation for 1 or 2 WWOOFers are welcomed into the family. Shared bedroom with separate guest bathroom & good wholesome meals. No alcohol or smoking please. The township of Sheffield is only 9km away. Can pick up from the nearby city of Devonport.

    Full Property Description

    Our property is approximately 4 hectares of flat pastures with substantial gardens. Lots of native wildlife including wallabies, rabbits, birds and the occasional possum or two. If you have your own transport we are less than an hour from Cradle Mountain National park and Dove lake.

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    Organic/Biological methods we use

    We grow a lot of our own food and a big vegetable garden. We also have raspberries, blueberries and many fruit trees including but not limited to cherries, plums, apples, pears and nashi pears. We obliviously do a lot of mulching.  We have a 4 wheeler bike and trailer for paddock work.

    Special Conditions

    Very limited telephone/mobile coverage and time limited WiFi at the farm. Sheffield has other options.

    Skills WWOOFers can learn here

    Organic practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Propagating, Pruning, Mulching, Animal care, Mustering, Using & caring for tools, Natural Building techniques, Fencing, Handyman

    My Details

    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

    Accommodation

    In Our Home

    Other options

    Non-Smoking

    Meal Procedures

    Eat together, Share cooking

    Languages spoken

    Australian English

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