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Say Hi to Roger from Tasmania

Meet Roger O Halloran Roger has been a WWOOF Australia Host for 12 years. https://wwoof.com.au/members/tn141/ Roger lives in Wynyard Tasmania and has lived on his property for over 20 years and grew up in the Tasmanian High Country.   He lives on 10 acres in bush...

WHO’S MINDING THE FARM?

PATRICE NEWELL Viking | RRP $35.00  | Trade Paperback  |  Publication date: 18 June 2019 “Far from a feeling of professionalism and prosperity, Australian farming’s arse is hanging out of its trousers.” Agriculture is a $61 billion industry in Australia but one of the...

WWOOF on a Yurt Farm

Meet Mike Shepherd from Yurt Farm in Goulburn, WWOOF Australia Host for 23 years! The Yurtfarm Goulburn is situated on a 1174 acre property with beautiful rolling hills and bush. It all started 23 years ago when Mike Shepherd started summer camps for kids from the...

What is Achacha Fruit? WWOOF in QLD and find out today!

Meet Bruce and Margaret Hill WWOOF Australia Host  for 6 years!   Bruce and Margaret Hill are the owners of Palm Creek Plantation which is  is located 45km south of Townsville on the Bruce Highway, at the base of Mt Elliot. They were the first commercial grower...

About Chasing a Dream

Meet Luke and Catherine Hamson, through chasing their dream found their “Hamlet” (a village without shops) and planted their macadamia orchard in 2008 after Luke’s last tour to Afghanistan. Even before they had thought of pigs the farm was christened “Hamlet” and now...

Victoria’s High Country – A must for all WWOOFer’s!

Meet the Baird family from Spring Spur. The Baird family have been around Horses and the High Country since the gold rushes of the 1860′s. Steve’s father’s family returned to the mountains in the depression years to rework abandoned mines scattered around the...

The House On The Hill Olive Grove- Victoria

Meet Justin and Melanie McCulloch, new Hosts to WWOOF Australia. https://wwoof.com.au/members/justin/ We are spontaneous people that love challenges in life and embrace every opportunity. So when the opportunity to secure this estate in 2014 presented itself – how...

Randall Organic Rice

Meet Peter and Jenny who have been WWOOF Australia Hosts for 20 years and our only Organic Rice Farmers! They believe organic farming is about achieving harmony with the environment. They have 500 acres of Certified Organic mixed irrigation farm and have been farming...

WWOOF at Logan Brae Orchards today!

Meet Asia, Sam and Family our wonderful WWOOF Hosts from Blackheath NSW. Blackheath is an Australian town located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, between Katoomba and Mount Victoria in New South Wales.       We thought we would reach out and ask them a...

WWOOF Hosts living their Dream

Meet Dan and Risa, WWOOF Australia Hosts for the past 9 years. Dan and Risa own and run Kookaburra Ridge Meats and Real Free Range Eggs. Kookaburra Ridge Meats are selling 100% Gippsland Grass fed lamb and mutton small-goods. Our philosophy is to raise animals in the...

WWOOF on a Certified Organic Winery and Farm

Meet Doug May, WWOOF Australia Host  for 20 years! Captains Creek rises on our farm at Blampied, at the foot of the Kangaroo Hills, and meanders north past the original homestead of Captain Hepburn. Four generations of the May family have run the 80 hectare farm for...

Why I Host WWOOFers

To Anyone thinking of becoming a host, do it! My first WWOOFer was Ben from England it was his first time as a WWOOFer and mine as a Host and I honestly thought he was so good that no one could be the same and I was a little scared about having any more. Six months...

Genuine Australian outback Cattle station

Meet Frank Shadforth who has been a WWOOF Host for 10 years! The Shadforth family operates an organic pastoral lease to assure minimal impact to their land, which has never been cleared, nor seen fertiliser or chemicals. The cattle eat nothing but the woodland grass,...

A WWOOF Host of Variety

Meet Terri & Alan from Yankabilly Island, NSW Yankabilly is a 75 acre rural property on the Darling River in Pomona. A billabong surrounds the property.  Just 10 minutes from the small, two river (Murray/Darling) township of Wentworth NSW we are situated at the...

Meet Big Swing Organics

We (Christy and DJ) have the most wonderful piece of paradise in Northern NSW, in the Byron Hinterland. We have owned our little piece of heaven for about 2.5 years. Our working farm has 400 mature, organic avocado trees that had been neglected for several years...

WWOOF in remote Western Australia

Meet Wendy and Ray Hoseason-Smith Western Australia WWOOF Hosts who live in the beautiful, remote, beef cattle station in the Gascoyne Region of Western Australia. Our beautiful, remote station is located in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia. We produce beef...

Regenerative Farming workshops with Charles Massy

  It took a drought and some deep reflection to turn NSW farmer and author Charles Massy from a conventional farmer to one of the leading thinkers in regenerative agriculture today. We are very pleased to have Charles visiting Gippsland in May to share his...

Learn about cheese making WWOOFing

Meet Bridgette & Antony, they are a busy family of 5 who rent a beautiful homestead about 1 hours drive from Canberra and 4hrs drive from Sydney and have been WWOOF Hosts for 2 years. They are currently designing a new home, which we plan to build on our own land,...

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