WWOOF and HelpX: Seeing the World One Farm at a Time

The light filters through the branches of the plum tree, each leaf outlined in a brilliant yellow from the just risen sun. We are reaching up, stretching to pluck the abundant purple plums above us. In about an hour, we’ll all join together for our first meal of the day; muesli, homemade yogurt, and fresh…

Gentle Earth Walking

After the peach orchard, James and I headed to helpx at another property near Daylesford, Victoria. Being in Australia, we never expected to meet and live with people who embraced Native American ideals, but here we were! Sue and Don call their project Gentle Earth Walking, where they build custom made teepees, ranging from 15…

Taralee Orchard

James and I volunteered at a stone fruit orchard near Port Pirie, Southern Australia called Taralee Orchard. We stayed for about two weeks and were really happy with our experience! There were 5 other helpers there – Kyoko, Emma, and Marco from Japan, and Werner and Regina from Switzerland. Meeting and socializing with the other…