Cat McKay

Host Profile

    My Property

    Business Type

    Commercial Farm

    Farming methods


    Short Property Description

    Peace Farm is a beautiful 15 acre property located in the picturesque Yarra Valley, where we are establishing a co-operative permaculture farm.

    PEACE stands for Permaculture, Education, Art, Community Enterprise.

    We run an organic heirloom varieties plant nursery and a wellbeing/events space with yoga classes, acupuncture, dance, singing, and other community events happening. We also have goats, ducks, geese and chickens.

    Work includes planting, caring for & harvesting crops, caring for our animals, nursery propagation, collecting eggs and general farm maintenance.

    Accomodation is in a basic room or caravan. We also have a beautiful wwoofer kitchen/living area with mountain views.  Delicious mostly organic food provided. Internet available.

    Close to public transport from Melbourne.

    Min stay 1 month, prefer longer.

    Organic/Biological methods we use

    Permaculture, composting, life stock rotation, some biodynamic soil applications

    Skills WWOOFers can learn here

    Organic practices & techniques, Permaculture design practices & techniques, Biodynamic practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Soil conservation, Propagating, Mulching, Pruning, Wild Food Foraging, Worm farming, Beekeeping, Animal care, Dairy, Using & caring for tools, Making tools, Fencing, Building, Natural Building techniques, Handyman, Cheese making, Fermenting foods, Preserving & processing food, Bread making, Marketing produce

    My Details


    Cat McKay

    Partners Name

    Matt Daniele



    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    3 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    2-4 weeks, Longer stays by negotiation


    Separate Building, Caravan, BYO Accommodation

    Other options

    No Smoking Inside, Children allowed by arrangement

    Meal Procedures

    Share some meals, Share cooking, Food provided, cook your own

    Languages spoken

    English- French

    Diets we cater for

    Mixed meals, some meat, some vegetarian

    Why I became a WWOOF Host

    What an amazing way to share our passions and learn from eachother!



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