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Learn about Eco-resilience

Meet  Virginia & Stephen Solomon, WWOOF Australia hosts for 22 years!  https://wwoof.com.au/members/vm033/ Virginia and Stephen have a Permaculture garden, under one acre, vegie gardens, poultry, orchards and lots of flowers. They live in a large, friendly...

A WWOOFers Tale

Reaching out to Dennis Sommers after he WWOOFed in Australia for 3 months here is what he had to say. Why did you choose to use WWOOF Australia? Well my good friend that I had studied together at University with, had done a gap year before he started his study. After...

Where will WWOOFing take you?

Have you ever longed for adventure and wondered where WWOOFing could take you? Why not join WWOOF and find out?          WWOOF Australia has around 1300 Host properties Australia wide. If you can imagine it, We most likely have a host who if growing it! Permaculture,...

The Do’s and Don’t whilst WWOOFing

It's time to make changes in your life, you want to get off the merry go round but not sure how . Here are some great tips about WWOOFing in Australia. WWOOF DO’s DO: Be realistic about your time. How long do you want to spend working on a farm versus traveling...

25 years Hosting WWOOFers!

Meet Ron and Andrea Finch who have been WWOOF Australia Hosts for 25 years! Ron and Andrea have developed Selby over 34 years into what it is today (1/2 of that time they have been Organic). 3,174 hectares of environmental, holistically managed dry land farming &...

WWOOF at Lawson Wines todays!

Meet WWOOF Australia Hosts David and Jayne Lawson https://wwoof.com.au/members/djlawso/ Their Story In 1997, the Lawson family established their first block of Shiraz vines in the deep, sandy clay loam soils, at their Avondale property, along the banks of the Loddon...

WWOOF at Coodlie Park Farm Retreat today!

Meet Craig and Joanne Haslam who have been WWOOF Australia Hosts for 15 years! They live on Coodlie Park Farm Retreat which is located on South Australia’s beautiful and wild Eyre Peninsula, their property is a 3000-acre rural property with 2000 acres of cropping and...

The Batchelor NT Butterfly Farm

Meet Christopher Horne, from the Batchelor Butterfly Farm. Chris has been a WWOOF Australia Host for 11 years. https://wwoof.com.au/members/nt119/        The Batchelor NT Butterfly Farm is a 90 minute drive from Darwin and situated just 30 minutes from the beautiful...

WWOOF in South Australia’s Gawler Ranges

Meet Stephanie and David from Kondoolka Station in South Australias Gawler Ranges. They have approximately 10, 000 head of sheep, a dog, turkeys and chickens. Lots of wildlife (Kangaroos, Emus, Wombats, Eagles and lots more) can be seen on our 1100 km2 property. They...

Share their Dream in Murwillumbah NSW

Meet Mattias Armstrong and Sherene, WWOOF Australia Hosts from Fernvale, NSW. https://wwoof.com.au/members/armstrongfarm/ They live 45 minutes from the beautiful Byron Bay and 35 minutes to Gold Coast airport. They recently purchased their amazing 7 acre property...

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...

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