Portuguese Language Help and Farmstay in Western Algarve, Portugal

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Portugal

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    27/01/2021

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    Project Farm in Western Algarve close to beaches and 300m from market town Vila do Bispo

    We are currently working to

    1 Clear the land
    2 Plant fruit trees, vegetables, bushes, flowers, and bamboo and cane wind breaks
    3. Install solar power
    4 Install an irrigation system
    5 Upgrade the quinta buildings
    6 Learn Portuguese
    7 Learn tango

    The people here are Scottish / French / Belgian with many visitors coming and going daily. People here are, variously surfers artists and students

    Seeking a Portuguese speaking worker to stay at the quinta, work various land/building duties and SPEAK PORTUGUESE to us and help us learn Portuguese

    For... as long as it takes / as long as its productive

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Opportunity to learn permaculture techniques and land management including water management and irrigation, opportunity to practice English and French, opportunity to work with incoming and local workers on both farm and building jobs. There's usually a jamm session at least once a week at or near the quinta for travelling musicians to participate in and there are tango classes locally. Most days a van or car heads to a beach for surfing

  • Help

    Help

    a Project Farm in Western Algarve close to beaches and 300m from market town Vila do Bispo

    We are currently working to

    1 Clear the land
    2 Plant fruit trees, vegetables, bushes, flowers, and bamboo and cane wind breaks
    3. Install solar power
    4 Install an irrigation system
    5 Upgrade the quinta buildings
    6 Learn Portuguese
    7 Learn tango

    The people here are Scottish / French / Belgian with many visitors coming and going daily. People here are, variously surfers artists and students

    Seeking a Portuguese speaking worker to stay at the quinta, work various land/building duties and SPEAK PORTUGUESE to us / help us learn Portuguese

    There's plenty farm/building work to do but the priority is to get some Portuguese into our heads

    Ideal candidate will be someone who's skilled and motivated to teach English and French speakers Portuguese and someone who fits in with life on the quinta and helps out on daily jobs

    For... as long as it takes / as long as its productive

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is a 4 room quinta / farmhouse and 2 "classic" caravans. There is gas heating, hot showers and a washing machine. Sleeping will be either a bed in a "classic" caravan or a room in a room in the quinta (see pic)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Really interesting communities in this area, both Portuguese and incomers. Good place to hide from a European winter. Quinta tends to be a crossroads between various communities

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4 hours a day, 5 days a week


Host ref number: 271952378594