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WWOOFing in Tasmania

WWOOFing in Tasmania

  Jonathon Linn & Anna Collet WWOOF Australia Hosts from Tasmania  https://wwoof.com.au/members/th352/ We are city escapees who arrived in the Huon Valley in Spring 2016 with a dream, no farming experience, and only textbooks to guide us.  Since finding our...

WWOOFing around Victoria

WWOOFing around Victoria

Meet Billy and Cat, WWOOFers from England What country are you from?  I grew up in Hampshire in England, the actual town you would never have heard of but it's famed for producing Bombay Saphire Gin, has the only working silk mill in the U.K, and the author of the...

2nd Year Visa Sign off in NSW Kangaroo Valley

2nd Year Visa Sign off in NSW Kangaroo Valley

Meet Allison and Paul WWOOF Australia Hosts for 7 years. https://wwoof.com.au/members/ne115/ Banksia Park in Kangaroo Valley is the premier family holiday getaway in the Shoalhaven region of the NSW South Coast. Kangaroo Valley is ideally located between Berry on the...

We’ve had ‘Time to look Within’

We’ve had ‘Time to look Within’

Written By Lynette Vint We are all in unchartered waters during these current times and many of you will feel new emotions that will be challenging, some will be fearful, confused, anxious, and others excited by the new directions you have decided to embark on....

Where will WWOOFing take you?

Where will WWOOFing take you?

Written by Lynette Vint During isolation, I'm sure it's given you time to reflect on your family, your job, and how your journey in life is going to date? I have spoken to many of my different circles of friends and it is amazing, because those that have always been...

WWOOFing at Elizabeths Winery

WWOOFing at Elizabeths Winery

 Meet Elizabeth Reed  By Lynette Vint Elizabeth lives in the beautiful town of Gracetown, Western Australia, she joined WWOOF Australia 12 months ago! I just love catching up with hosts and finding about their journey and lifestyle, so here is what Elizabeth had to...

Permitted Workers Permit – How to travel Victoria

Permitted Workers Permit – How to travel Victoria

During this time of COVID-19 the one positive outcome are  those out there that have decided its time for change, a change of lifestyle, work and  direction.  On a daily basis we are receiving an overwhelming  response from Victorians who are reaching out to the WWOOF...

Learn about Vanillia in Queensland

Learn about Vanillia in Queensland

Meet Josie and Carlo WWOOF Australia Hosts Written by Lynette Vint           Set in a valley in tropical north Queensland, our 3 acre property on 280 meters of pristine mountain stream has a mixed tropical fruit orchard and one acre of commercial vanilla plantation. ...

Living on the Hawkesbury River

Living on the Hawkesbury River

Meet Ann Howard, WWOOF Australia Host for over 25 years,  Danger Island NSW Written by Lynette Vint First a little about Dangar Island The island was officially surveyed in 1862, and purchased the following year by Henry Dangar as a conditional purchase that he...

Welcome Host Rebecca Johnson – NSW

Welcome Host Rebecca Johnson – NSW

Welcome to a New Host -Rebecca Johnson   By Lynette Vint FARMING METHODS Organic- Organic horticulture is the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants by following the essential principles of organic agriculture in soil...

WWOOFer of the Month

WWOOFer of the Month

By Lynette Vint Meet our WWOOFer of the Month - Lisann Guldner Lisann is 19 years old, and lives in Germany (near Hanover). In her free time Lisannis loves being creative and explore her surroundings – always with a camera in hand, beautiful landscapes are her...

WWOOF your way to a new path in life

WWOOF your way to a new path in life

19th August 2020 | Eativity editors Want to see more of Australia, learn about organic farming and gain some valuable skills? You might want to try WWOOFing. No, it’s nothing to do with dogs (although they’re awesome, too): World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms,...

My WWOOFing experience

My WWOOFing experience

By Lucien Simon Lucien is from Switzerland, before coming to Australia he worked as a primary school teacher and taught children aged 4 to 12 years old. We thought we would catch up with  Lucien and see how his trip is going. Firstly why did you decided to go WWOOFing...

FRUIT FLY’S?

FRUIT FLY’S?

  FRUIT FLY WEBINAR September 3rd, 7.00 pm Presented by Bronwyn Koll, Queensland Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator, Yarra Valley. Bronwyn speaks to East Gippsland on control of the fruit fly, now spreading well beyond its previous range. Topics include recognition...

Sustainable Living at its best!

Sustainable Living at its best!

Meet Jill Redwood South East Victoria Host. Jill lives on a 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...

WWOOFing in  North Queensland

WWOOFing in North Queensland

WWOOF Australia Hosts, Chris and Sheriden Robertson from Goodness Farm, are looking for WWOOFers! Babinda Goodness Farm is nestled in the foothills of the two highest mountains in Queensland and the lush Wet Tropics Rainforest. Babinda is known as ‘Australia’s Wettest...

WWOOFing,  2nd Year Visa ‘Bushfire Disaster areas ONLY’

WWOOFing, 2nd Year Visa ‘Bushfire Disaster areas ONLY’

On the 17th of February the Federal Government announced an initiative allowing volunteers in Bushfire Disaster areas to qualify for second and third Working Holiday visas. WWOOF Australia has developed a Volunteer Bushfire Relief Form in consultation with Border...

The Top Soils Project

The Top Soils Project

The Top Soils Project is excited to announce that we will be hosting a 1 hour Zoom event with Grant Sims - Grant will be talking about choosing cover crop species. For those who are not familiar with Grant; The Sims farm has been utilizing no-till since the early 80's...

WWOOFers, that second pair of hands to expedite progress!

WWOOFers, that second pair of hands to expedite progress!

Written by Lynette Vint  WWOOF Australia Office Meet Peter Foran, WWOOF host in Queensland. Peter lives in Illinbah, his property called Turtle Rock is a 2.5 acre property with 200 m Coomera River frontage. Platypus and turtles are in the river, hence the name.  Peter...

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