Willing Workers On Organic Farms
Longley Organic Farm is a good place to find yourself and make new friends.
The farm work varies greatly from day to day, including: harvesting and preparing veggies for sale(including salad mixes, berries, seasonal veg) seeding veggie trays for our glasshouse heat beds, transplanting plants and preparing garden beds, helping with jam making and other preserving, farming composting worms, making compost, learning many aspects of cutting edge organic and regenerative market gardening techniques.
We provide all accommodation; bedding, electricity, laundry, bathroom, heating, food, kitchen and studio to share with the other people working on the farm, mainly WWOOFers from around the globe.
There is free wifi in the shared space.
Hats, gloves, gumboots and wet weather jackets supplied.
Bring plenty of warm clothes especially if you will be here May-September.
Working hours are 8.30 to 3.30 with a one hour lunch break six days.
If you want to take a number of days off to tour Tasmania, we will accommodate this, but will need a few days notice.
We and the other WWOOFers will teach you everything you need to know.
Most people stay for a couple of months, following an initial one week trial to make sure it is a good fit for you and us.
To get here
Best to get off at Longley Pub if the bus line you are on stops there, you will be 100m from our farm.
Otherwise get off at Sandfly Turn off, and call us, we can pick you up from there.
After work options include
We are only 20 mins from Hobart, on the bus route and 5 minutes from the nearest town by car.
There is a famous pub with Sunday bands next door.
Learn tree climbing with ropes and harness in our forest,
We have a special deal with Fit Hot Yoga in Hobart, a compassionate Yoga session catering for entry level to advanced Yogis in a hot or regular room. Whilst on the farm you will be able to attend unlimited classes for $20 for two weeks or $44 for a month. Fit Hot Yoga
On hot days the local water hole is great for a dip and a sunbake on the rocks.
Explore the many walking trails at Mt Wellington National Park, or drive to the summit.
We are nestled on its doorstep.
More Details and Second Working Visa
A limited number of positions on a piece work rate are available. This is eligible work for gaining a second Working Holiday. If you are on a piece work rate, your board and lodgings will be deducted from your earnings. Workers compensation and public liability insurance provided.