Cat McKay

Host Profile

My Property

Business Type

Commercial Farm

Farming methods

Permaculture

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

My Details

Name

Cat McKay

Partners Name

Matt Daniele

Gender

Family

The Stay

Can Accommodate

3 WWOOFers

Preferred length of Stay

2-4 weeks, Longer stays by negotiation

Accommodation

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

Meat, Vegetarian, Vegan

Why I became a WWOOF Host

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

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