Jill Redwood

Host Profile

    My Property

    Business Type

    Hobby Farm

    Farming methods

    Organic

    Short Property Description

    Small picturesque farm of 15 acres on rich river flats surrounded by forests & mountains. The Snowy National Park is to the west, the Errinundra NP to the east while the Brodribb wilderness feeds the river in between at Goongerah, a small settlement of about 35 people.
    This eco-friendly, mixed farm is shared by chooks, geese, milking goats, Clydesdales, wildlife, a dog,  guinea fowl, guinea pigs and an infamous environmentalist.

    The fully-netted orchard, booming vegie/flower/herb garden and animals provide most food needs, with food preserving a major part of autumn work. Self-sufficient in fruit, veg, milk, eggs (still working on chocolate and Vegemite).

    Solar panels power the slab-log home and a water wheel pumps from the Brodribb River. A wood stove provides heating, hot water and meals. Comfy room for guests.
    I have written for ‘Earth Garden’ magazine for about 30 years so visitors can see many of these practical ideas in action.

    Vegetarian tucker. No smoking inside. Own transport helpful as I’m 70 kms from Orbost and the nearest bus stop. (Mail – Locked Bag 3, Orbost 3888).

    I can sign off on 88 Days so please call.

    Organic/Biological methods we use

    Organic, low-impact, wildlife friendly, common sense methods used. No fancy names.

    My Details

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    2 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    3-7 days, 1-2 weeks, 2-4 weeks

    Accommodation

    In Our Home

    Other options

    Non-Smoking, No Smoking Inside

    Meal Procedures

    Eat together, Eat separately, Share some meals

    Languages spoken

    Chook, dog, horse, goat and a bit of cockatoo.

    Diets we cater for

    Vegetarian meals

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