Wwoofer or Helpx

We currently are accomodating wwoofers or helpxers.

Just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne, Adsum Farmhouse is located in the beautiful hamlet of Glenlyon.

The farmhouse was built in 1880 and sits on 3acres of lush volcanic soil.

We are a family of 4 with 2 young children.

Our Shire promotes paddock to plate and our nearest town, Daylesford, is well known as a tourist destination for its regional produce, food culture and natural mineral springs.

We are in the early stages of creating an intensive food production hub that uses organic farming practices aimed at supplying the best quality food for the local community.

Work incl. planting seeds, transplanting seedlings, garden bed preparation, compost making, picking, packing & selling at farmers’ markets, food preservation, greenhouse construction, espaliering fruit trees.

Accom is for two in a guest room adjoining our house, with wifi, dvd and tea/coffee station. Meals are cooked by family with option to eat with family. Mixed diet, vegetarians catered for. Pick up and drop offs(bus/train/free time)Prefer initial stays of 3-7 days. Longer stays Neg. We try to change the jobs/tasks through the day to keep it interesting. Good fresh food and juices.

“The Greatest Fine Art of the Future Will Be the Making of a Comfortable Living From a Small Piece of Land”
Abraham Lincoln

Kangaroos, I have the 5 minute challenge. Guaranteed to show you kangaroos in the wild within 5 minutes of looking.

Reference

Helper: Sebastian Scholz Profile: click here
From: Germany Date: October 2, 2014
This is going to be a marvellous place in Victoria. Lots of great ideas and visions for the local community and everyone else are going on there – just inspiring and impressive. I’m sincerely grateful and honored to have been chosen to be their first helpx helper. I only stayed with Edward, Fiona, Sierra and Mila a few days, but it was a pleasurable adventure and I felt like a part of the family in hours. The kids are fun and more than charming, and by the way, Edward has kept his 5 minute challenge promise and I need to mention his home-made gherkins. What a great taste. So all in all I highly recommend that place. Thanks for inviting me! 10 Stars are going to you and for the future all the best. In Peace. Seb

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