Help us in our organic farm in Alentejo, Portugal

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    We are a 100% organic farm (Located close to Casa Nova da Cruz - São Teotónio) with a focus on being as ecological as we can be and without the use of harmful chemicals and pesticides. We buy as little as possible from the supermarket and mainly live from what we grown in our garden. On our 14-hectare land we conserve a large portion of the land to plant a mixture of cork, pine and trees. Our property is powered fully by solar power and as we are located within a valley please be aware that there is limited phone signal and internet access.
    Our day-to-day activities include maintaining and replanting in our garden, fermenting and preserving the different fruits and vegetables that we grow, planting new trees on our land as well as pruning our current tree’s, creating fire wood and cleaning the land of unwanted wild pants.
    We also house various animals on our farm (Pigs, Sheep, Chicken, Ducks, Geese, Dogs, Cats, Bees) and ensuring that they are well fed and looked after is an important role that we all participate in. We are not a commercial farm, the animals that we keep are for our own consumption, we respect that when we do put-down an animal that this might not be in everyone’s taste and it is important to us that we communicate with our volunteers when this is happening so they can choose if they want to participate or not. For those interested there is the opportunity to learn about butchery and sustainable animal agriculture.

    During the year we have various construction projects that we will need assistance with that includes building new structures on the property and assembling and maintaining new fences for our animals.

    On the property we have a fully licenced Distillery – a traditional Portuguese spirit distilled from a type of berry, a type of strawberry. During the picking season (November – December) this is where the most help is needed to ensure that we not only picking enough berries for our small batch production but to ensure that we are picking berries of the highest quality. This is a great opportunity to learn about foraging and later the fermentation and distillation process (January- February). In the Autumn we also produce a small quantity of wine produced from Portuguese grapes.

    Please find below the calendar of work split into the different tasks and months of the year so you can choose the best time to stay with us based on the experience and skills you wish to gain:

    Distillation (End of January – Beginning of March)
    Wine Making (September – October)
    Berry Picking (October – December)
    Pruning (January, February and March)
    Planting new trees (October – March)
    Gardening, wood making, cleaning the land from wild plants, caring for our animals, maintaining and building on the property (Whole year)

    Animals: On our land we have dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, geese, pigs, sheep and several bee hives.

    Products Made: Duck, goose and chicken eggs, organic fruits and vegetable, honey, wine

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Gartenarbeiten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Babysitten und Kinderbetreuung
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele
    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Geschlechtergleichstellung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We will spend the meals, the working time together and so we can exchange a lot. You can learn a lot about animals, garden, distillation, and the day by day work on the farm. We also go to local market 1 in month and more events, where you can always go with us and learn about this area.
    The beach is 15 km away so in the free days and in the afternoon you can go there. When some of us goes with the car in this direction we always can take you if you want.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    We need help at the house. We have 2 baby's, so we are happy to have one person that helps at taks in the house or looking at the baby's.

    Just if we have one volunteer helping at the house we can accept a second volunteer.

    You will be helping in all tasks that we are doing on the farm. This farm is just producing for us, so we have food. We are not selling the products of the farm.
    Depending on the year season you can help us on : Garden ((seeding, planting, irrigating, picking vegetables…), constructions (little things on the house, fence, shelters for the animals) cleaning land, cutting wood, feeding the animals, picking fruits, picking grapes and making juice and wine, etc.

    for us it is important that you are doing the tasks with us, so you are not alone doing a task and also because this way it is more fun and we can talk and make many things happen much faster :)

    At the moment we do not accept familys with kid's. Sorry.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    German: Fließend
    English: Fließend
    Portuguese: Fließend

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    2 room with 2 beds. If you want you also can stay in a tent.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    On your free time you can walk and see this great area. Also possible to go to the beach (just 15km) (some times we can give you a lift in that direction).

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Dieser Gastgeber bietet Platz für Wohnmobile.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

The farmer with today harvesting :)
Potatoes
One morning...
Dinner:)
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Some vegetables
The garden
Gees and little gees :)
They need every day attention from us :)
Beans to dry
The car is older then the driver hehe
Traditional Distillery :)
The farm :)

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Kultureller Austausch: (5.0)

Kommunikation: (4.9)














Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 256231179591