Olivenhain in der Nähe von Riba-Roja d'Ebre, Katalonien, Spanien

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    Due to the lockdown measures here in Spain, we took the decision in early March to close the farm to visitors until further notice. We hope you understand.

    We (Sarah and Chris) are originally from the UK (although we haven't lived there for over 12 years), we lived in Cyprus for a few years and have now been living in rural Catalunya for over 7 years.

    We live on an olive farm (The Valley), which is located about 3km from the rural Catalan village of Riba-roja d'Ebre. We are surrounded by picturesque valley and mountain backdrop close to the River Ebro. We have absolutely no light pollution so the stars are amazing!

    Our ambition for The Valley is to setup a residency for like minded creatives and off-grid enthusiasts. We have been renovating the existing farm house and outbuildings as well as constructing alternative accommodation and starting to grow vegetables.

    Pruning the hundreds of olive trees throughout the year is very important for the annual harvest in November, we produce olives and oil for sale locally and internationally.

    We organise artist residencies and commissions both here in The Valley and in the local village. We welcome applications for artistic proposals for creative projects throughout the year.

    A bit more about our background - Chris is a web and graphic designer and I'm an artist. We have been hosting workaways for 5 years now and it's such an amazing experience, meeting people from all over the world. Talking round the dinner table till late, hearing such awesome stories, sharing ideas and getting to know new people with fresh perspectives and fantastic personalities!

    We really appreciate help and support here on the farm with the varied projects and love having a shared work ethic and vision for this place with new people - creating a living/working community. Both Chris and I have a very strong work ethic and, although we love to socialise and relax, we really do appreciate your help with the various physical projects here.

    We LOVE music and art! So, in 2013 we decided to start a mini-festival! We hosted 4 events which bring together creatives from all over the world for this international arts and music festival. The festival has now become part of a registered non-profit association here in Catalunya, which also includes an Artisan Market (Mercat d'Artesans). We would love to continue the festival at some point in the future and are always looking for like-minded people to help us achieve this!

    What we can offer you - basic off-grid accommodation either in the large static caravan or the VW campervan, a home cooked vegetarian evening meal, awesome views of the Catalan landscape, the peaceful environment of The Valley and the self-taught skills we have acquired over the last few years! We receive a lot of applications from people traveling with their dogs - we are sorry but we cannot host your pets!!

    What we ask for from you - 4 to 5 hours of your time helping us with either a specific project in progress (this could be either on the farm or in the village) or general farm work and maintenance. The work here is physical and requires decent gloves and shoes - there's no working in flip flops! We appreciate your energy, enthusiasm and your stories over dinner!
    We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Gartenarbeiten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Hausarbeiten
    Sprachpraxis
    Kunstprojekte

  • 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 are situated close to the village of Riba-roja d'Ebre where you will experience a genuine taste of Catalan life, the people are welcoming, the food is awesome and there is always a fiesta going on. We can help with the language and if you would like the opportunity to work as part of the association team or submit an artistic application for our art projects, we welcome your collaboration.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    We always need help on the farm with the olive trees, either pruning or harvesting. General clearing of weeds to maintain the farm is also needed. Beyond that, we need your help to build alternative accommodation, compost toilets, shade structures and gardening.
    Strong footwear and gloves is a must whenever working with us.
    If you are artistic, we are also looking for project proposals for creative commissions.
    Contact us for more information.
    We really look forward to hearing from you! Sarah and Chris :)

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    English: Fließend
    Spanish: Gute Kenntnisse

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    There is a large static caravan which can sleep up to 4 people with fully fitted kitchen, shower room and toilet. We have a VW campervan for sleeping too. There is also plenty of room for camping with compost toilets and outdoor solar showers.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    The Ebro area is full of wonderful things to do: kayaking, clay pigeon shooting, off-roading, fishing, tennis, swimming, climbing, hiking, yoga.
    The local village has all amenities including banks, pharmacy, bars and restaurants and there is a public swimming open in the school holidays.
    There is a rural co-working centre too, available for those who need to continue working during their stay.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    4-5 hours per day








































Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 343119844573