My name is Lee, I started my project about 2 years ago.
My vision is to create a food forest, and host gatherings, events, and guests in the future
I'm inviting you to participate in my project, a permaculture vegan farm.
Have an opportunity to learn about farming, gardening, landscaping, and building.
I'm looking for independent and responsible helpers who can learn fast and work on their own.
On the land, there are some fruit trees, electricity, basic WIFI, and water from the well.
The minimum stay is 3 weeks.
You need to have a driver's license
I currently prefer a couple than a single volunteer.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Learn, share and help to create our vision while enjoying amazing landscapes and good vibes :)
Learn and practice: permaculture and organic gardening, building with wood and natural materials, landscaping design, craft and art, aromatherapy and medicinal herbs, cooking fresh and vegan food, and more.
Practice self-sufficient while learning, sharing, meeting new people and reconnect with nature and mostly with yourself.
I'm looking for an independent, responsible and creative helpers who are not afraid to get their hands dirty! :)
I prefer individuals who enjoy to work and spend time by themselves, I'm living here on my own and sometimes you'll be the only volunteer here.
Organic agriculture or permaculture experience is a plus, but it's not mandatory.
Type of tasks:
Driving (usually 2-3 a week), cleaning, organizing, cooking, washing, dog sitting and walking (when needed), treating wood and other materials, helping with general projects.
Collecting natural materials from the area (wood, stones, straw), clear paths and areas, level the ground, dig the soil and cover areas, fencing, building and fixing (with natural materials and wood), collecting and digging manure, use hand tools and power tools, dig steps or terraces, lifting and bringing materials where needed, building furnitures and garden constructions.
Sowing, transplanting and planting, fertilize and work the soil, weeding, mulching, maintain the garden area, pruning, build trellises and covers, carry soil and compost, harvest, planting trees and big plants.
Monday - Friday
9:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:00 (winter).
10:00 - 13:00 and 15:00 - 17:00 (summer)
In a geodesic dome house with isolation and electricity (for 2).
In a big geodesic dome tent (has no door)
In your own tent, van or mobile home.
The kitchen is a big geodesic dome with a dining area, living room with sitting areas, wifi, washer and dryer, and fully equipped kitchen. Basic vegan*️️️️ food is included.
*️️️️The kitchen and farm are vegan only, which means we eat no meat, fish, dairy or eggs and we don't bring inside the farm any of that.
Outdoor with rooftop composting toilets.
Outdoor shower with hot water.
The nearest cities are Odemira and Ourique.
You can get to us by train from Lisbon or faro.
Our nearest train stations are Amoreiras and Funcheira.
Our place is close to the sea and Santa Clara lake (about 35km).
There's a lot of alternative communities, markets, events, and retreats in this area.
The area of our place is famous mostly because of Mooji and Tamera.
Rota Vicentina is also closed by.
There are also nice big field with lakes, 5 minutes walk from the place.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week