Ruth & Malcolm Bray

Host Profile

My Property

Business Type

Suburbia

Farming methods

Organic

Short Property Description

If you are fully vaccinated, and are a non smoker, we would welcome you at our home, in the township of Daylesford in Central Victoria. It  is only 10 minutes walk from local Kangaroos, the shopping centre, library,  pubs, cafes restaurants (with paid casual work available if you are interested,)   and in summer, outdoor swimming pool.  Public transport several times a day (Train with connecting bus) is from Southern Cross Station.  Our home is 5 blocks from Bus Stop. Stays of  of 1-2 weeks, or longer by agreement.  You are also welcome to join the local bushwalking group on Friday mornings, or attend the local Sunday market. Our guest room has an en-suite bathroom, TV and Wi-Fi. Singles, a couple or 2- 3 friends  or families, who don’t mind sharing one room are welcome.

Volunteering is for about 4 hours in the morning and may include compost making, building new garden beds, fencing, digging, weeding, pruning, mulching or landscaping. You will have all afternoons and also 2 days off a week.   We are setting up a small permaculture garden and orchard. Learn about permaculture and gardening by the moon.

We would love to hear from you!

Organic/Biological methods we use

We are happy to teach you to understand how to build wicking beds swales, hügelkultur beds, planting by the moon and composting.

Skills WWOOFers can learn here

Organic practices & techniques, Permaculture design practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Soil conservation, Propagating, Mulching, Pruning, Worm farming, Using & caring for tools, Handyman

Courses and Events

There are many Festivals in Daylesford.

Chill Out  (LBGTIQ+) on the March long weekend
Swiss Italian Festa, Words in Winter, usually July/August
Daylesford Agricultural Show
, November
Highland Gathering
, December

 

 

My Details

Name

Ruth & Malcolm Bray

Gender

Couple

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Fully Vaccinated

The Stay

Can Accommodate

3 WWOOFers

Preferred length of Stay

1-2 weeks, Longer stays by negotiation

Accommodation

In Our Home

Other options

Non-Smoking, Children allowed by arrangement, Pets allowed by arrangement

Meal Procedures

Eat together, Eat separately, Share some meals, Share cooking, Food provided, cook your own

Languages spoken

English

Diets we cater for

Mixed meals, some meat, some vegetarian, Fish based meals, Meat based meals, Vegetarian meals, Vegan meals, Gluten free meals

Work and Study Remotely here

Work and Study Remotely here by arrangement

Why I became a WWOOF Host

We enjoy the company, meeting new people from all over the world, and we also need help in our home and garden.

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