We are a small garden on the River Ocreza in Portugal. We are building a network of neighboring landowners sharing resources and work to create a fruitful garden. We are appealing to people who want to transition from urban to natural life. This is our first year on the land so work is varied and in a family setting. So far, we are three Families from three different cultural backgrounds, German, Israeli, and Russian.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Castelo Branco, the Capital Town of our region, is 10 km away and has a nice historical part. also, many towns have colorful festivals thoughout the season.
We are looking for people with some experiences in gardening, construction, maintaining and developing our garden project. If you have any savvy for the farm, and are looking to learn and expirience life in nature - we can give it a try.
We offer a tent (15m2) overlooking the river waterfall. When there are no guests, we can also offer to stay in a wooden house. We use outdoor shower and compost toiletts. Our place is direktly on some river pulls so you can have a swimm in the summer!
The Sierra de Estrella, the biggest natural Park in Portugal is located 80km from us.
You can come here by bus or train from Porto or Lissabon. Access though a raesonable dirt road but we do not have parking for large caravans.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
About 3-4 hours a day, 5 Days a week