Brett Kirkpatrick, Leonie Inger, Arion Kirkpatrick and Rani Bakar – Instagram @dugitefarm

Host Profile

    My Property

    Business Type

    Commercial Farm

    Farming methods

    Biodynamic

    Short Property Description

    We are a semi-retired couple who has been farming here for 30 years and now with our son Arion who has joined us as the vegetable grower.   We live in a peaceful scenic setting surrounded by forest & incredible wildlife. Great swimming, mountain bikes & bushwalks available. Our house is solar powered & passive.

    We are a commercial Certified Bio-dynamic farm, growing vegetables & beef. Tasks include vegetable harvesting, working with cattle, firewood collection, etc. We make all our own B-d preparations &  compost heaps.  Our son Arion is market gardening on the property using BD methods, no dig, and runs hothouses in conjunction with outdoor seasonal cropping. A great resource for information and of intensive growing experiences. He can always use assistance too!

    Accommodation for 1-3 in nearby cabin or simple cabin by the dam. Mixed diet to suit. Meals varied, vegetarian & meat eating, please no vegans or fruitarians. WWOOFers may assist with meal prep.

    Easy to reach by bus from Perth to Donnybrook. We will pick up.

    Organic/Biological methods we use

    We are Biodynamic and have been for over 2 decades.  We make our own preparations and compost for crops and field fertility.  Brett is a master prep maker.

    My Details

    Name

    Brett Kirkpatrick, Leonie Inger, Arion Kirkpatrick and Rani Bakar – Instagram @dugitefarm

    Partners Name

    Rani Bakar

    Gender

    Family

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    2 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    3-7 days, 1-2 weeks, 2-4 weeks, Longer stays by negotiation, Whatever suits

    Accommodation

    Separate Building, BYO Accommodation

    Other options

    Non-Smoking, No Children, No Pets please

    Meal Procedures

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

    Languages spoken

    English

    Diets we cater for

    Mixed meals, some meat, some vegetarian

    Why I became a WWOOF Host

    We have been Hosting for over 30 years. The unique experience that WWOOF can offer is something we love to share. Over the 30 years we have made incredible friends that have been influenced by what we do on the farm and in turn influenced us in many ways.

    Instagram @dugitefarm

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