Help us with gardening and DIY projects in the Algarve, Portugal



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    **** We are currently looking for people who would like to stay a minimum 3 or 4 weeks ****

    Welcome to the Algarve in Portugal!

    Our focus, for the first few years on the farm, was caring for rescue horses, but now that all of them are re-homed, we are working on expanding our organic garden, planting trees, starting a greenhouse, and creating natural buildings.

    Ours is an ever-changing and growing volunteer family.
    The people who have most enjoyed their time here were self-motivated, and able to go with the flow. They enjoyed assigned tasks, but were self-directed.

    We have maintained friendships with many of our previous volunteers, including repeat visits from them, and also visiting them when we are abroad.
    We look forward to getting to know you, too!

    We try to work to a schedule, but sometimes life gets in the way!
    If you prefer a strict schedule, and don't like interruptions or change, you might not enjoy staying here.

    ****For the comfort of everyone living or staying here, we NO CIGARETTE SMOKING. Thanks :)

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We are not Portuguese, and are only beginners at the language; but we are always interested in learning more about Portugal, its language and its culture, and exploring Portugal with you.
    If you have somewhere you would like to visit, we are open to day trips.

  • Arbeit


    We are working on making the farm totally self-sustaining, planting trees for a food forest, and have plans for yurts and cob housing.
    Our garden is a work in progress.
    The vegetable garden, and the greenhouse need ongoing maintenance.
    We started a pond at the end of last year, and are looking forward to finishing that project.
    We hope to build a small straw bale house this year.

    Every day, someone picks from the garden for the kitchen table (plenty of opportunity to learn about plants and cooking).
    Currently we have many oranges and lemons, and are waiting for the winter garden to be ready to harvest.

    The house requires daily upkeep.

    If you can help with:
    - Building projects
    - Cooking and food preservation (e.g.: Pickles, Jams)
    - House upkeep
    - Planting, weeding and general garden care
    - Picking fruit
    - Light maintenance work
    - Building wooden structures
    - Brick and cement work
    - Painting & decorating
    .......we welcome you!

    ****No experience necessary, just bring your enthusiasm!****

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend
    Spanisch: Grundkenntnisse
    Französisch: Grundkenntnisse
    Portugiesisch: Grundkenntnisse

  • Unterkunft


    One very large room with 3 or 4 beds and private ensuite.
    One large bell tent with electricity and heat, and a comfy mattress.
    We normally host 3 or 4 volunteers at a time.
    We have a communal area with fridge, stove, kettle, toaster, sofa, books and games, and dining table. Access to main kitchen for shared meals.

    There is also space to park a vehicle or campervan and plug in.

    We provide :
    Breakfast basics EVERY DAY
    One cooked meal on WORK DAYS, either midday or evening.
    There are shops in walking or biking distance for extras.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️PLEASE NOTE: We ask that you please purchase any extra food or specialty items you need.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️DUE TO ALLERGIES/SENSITIVITIES, WE ASK THAT YOU DO NOT SMOKE ON THE PROPERTY*️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️.


  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    The nearest villages are Odiaxere and Mexilhoeira Grande. Both are about a 20 to 30 minute walk from the farm. There are a few little shops and cafes in both towns, and an Italian pizza place in Odiaxere, which does take-away.

    We are about 11 km. from Portimao, and 8 km. from Lagos.

    The local bus stop is less than10 minutes walk, and buses to Odiaxere, Lagos, and Portimao are frequent. The train station in Mexilhoeira Grande is 2.8km. away. There are trains and buses that go all along the Algarve to Spain.
    We have bicycles for your use, and we go out regularly, so we can often drop you at the beach, or take you to Lagos or Portimao.

    We also offer occasional full-day outings to points of interest. Tell us what where you would like to go, and we can arrange some day trips!

    We are 75 km from the nearest airport, in Faro, and 3.5 hours by bus from Lisbon.

    ****NO SMOKING due to allergies****

  • 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

    We have room for any size of vehicle. There is hookup for electricity.

  • Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    We are ok with well behaved pets.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    25 hours a week, flexible

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