Barbara Crljen

Host Profile

My Property

Business Type

Commercial Farm

Farming methods


Short Property Description

You are welcome to join me on my self-sufficiency journey on 7.5 acres of beautiful land in Macedon. I keep a vegetable garden, numerous fruit trees, chickens, a cow and heifer. There is plenty of comfortable accommodation. The food is mainly home grown vegetables, fruit, eggs and home raised beef.

Volunteering includes building garden beds, gathering firewood, taking care of the animals, weed management, fire prevention and other activities as they arise. We are four kms from the nearest town and train station, with lovely walks that start at the doorstep. Longer stays can be arranged if we are well suited to each other,


PS: Getting back to WWOOFing after 2 years of non availability. Looking forward to meeting some great people and getting my place back to work. So many out of control weeds. Lots to do. Looking forward to nice spring with things in better order.

Organic/Biological methods we use

Organic and regenerative practices with permaculture design principles. All pest and animal control is home made and non-toxic.

My Details

The Stay

Can Accommodate

More than 4

Preferred length of Stay

1-2 weeks, 2-4 weeks, Longer stays by negotiation


In Our Home, Separate Building

Other options

No Smoking Inside, Children allowed by arrangement, Pets allowed by arrangement

Meal Procedures

Eat together, Share cooking

Languages spoken

English, Croatian

Diets we cater for

Mixed meals, some meat, some vegetarian, Vegan meals, Gluten free meals, BYO Special diet foods please

Why I became a WWOOF Host

Recommended by a friend, so I tried it, I have had mostly very positive experiences with the WWOOFers I have hosted. It has been a great learning experience for me and, they tell me, for them too. My visitor log book has many wonderful memories in it that I often look back on. It has also made it possible for me to manage my place which would otherwise not be possible.

Through the many young people and our many conversation over weeding gardens or eating meals; I also got to see the world and their countries through their many diverse eyes. Such a wonderful gift.



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