Kathleen Ruth Cameron

Host Profile

    My Property

    Business Type

    Commercial Farm

    Farming methods


    Short Property Description

    Host since 2008 (welcomed 100+ WWOOFers). Self-confessed FOODIES. 2 kms from world famous Healesville Sanctuary for Australian Wildlife. Close to Badger Weir NP.

    We have Scottish Highland cattle, sheep & hay producing hobby farm, on the edge of pristine bush between Mt Riddell & Mt Toole-Be-Wong. Beautiful gardens, bird-lovers paradise, orchard, veggie garden and poultry. Feral deer are common – We eat Venison.

    Work includes GFM, pruning, raking, weeding, mulching, spreading animal manure, cleaning chook shed and water troughs, collecting firewood and manure for composting, preserving fruit and veg.

    Accommodation for 2 in either our comfortable home or in Summer only caravan at back door.

    Meals Gourmet mixed diet (Learn to cook Australian?) including home-grown meat and vegetarian meals.

    After Hours Bicycle with mandatory helmet available. After work options: piano, Scrabble, jig-saw, educational board games.  We can offer yoga mats.

    How to get here Train from Melbourne city to Lilydale (end of line), then McKenzie Bus to Healesville sanctuary for pick up. Email me for further info. Prefer non smokers.

    We accept ‘differently-abled” WWOOFers.   Mature age welcomed.

    Wwoofer feedback comment:  Wholesome


    Organic/Biological methods we use

    Mostly natural – mostly organic but not strictly.  Follow guidelines of permaculture & bio dynamics loosely.

    Grow artichokes, horseradish, beans (broad & green), tomatoes, pumpkins, zucchinis, silverbeet, garlic, bay leaves, rhubarb, fruit: apples, peaches, plums, lemons, oranges, herbs: rosemary, lemon balm, mint etc.


    My Details

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    2 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    Whatever suits


    In Our Home, Caravan, Tent, BYO Accommodation

    Other options


    Meal Procedures

    Eat together

    Languages spoken

    Strine – Australian form of English

    Diets we cater for

    All diets catered for (mixed meals), Meat based meals, Vegetarian meals

    Why I became a WWOOF Host

    Our farm requires lots of maintenance and having wwoofers is a joy!


    For Mature Age wwoofers we would reduce the daily working hours to 4 if required.

    6 hours work is still expected of other wwoofers.




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