We have a nursery with more than 60 species (mostly native trees seedling) and a farm where we develop an agroforest system with more than 50 species (fruits, timber, crops...). Me: 38 yo, backpacking since 14, dozens of contries visited, living in Lençóis for 8 years, forestry engeneer, MSc., climber, river, trekking, rock, reggae ´d blues...
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Opportunity to know Chapada Diamantina National Park, learn about organic production and agroforest systems, opportunities to do (high quality) rock climbing and trekkings, benefit from tips and advices on tours, places to visit, good guides, etc. be introduced to the locals and local culture and environment. The home/nursery and the farm are located in Chapada Diamantina, city of Lençois, very close to the National Park and surronded by hundresd of waterfalls, dozens of them above 100mts. mountain sports and plants management are routines... Lençóis is a five thousand people city with more than 6 thousand beds for turists. It's historical and quite cosmopolitan city.
Help mainly in the nursery activities (seedlings care and maintenance) and farm activities (plantation, agroforest system management, harvesting, etc), may need help in Bioconstruction (permaculture projects) and teach languages, playing instruments and arts for a smart 5 yo boy.
Bed/couch accommodation or camping . We do not offer food for volunteers, only an open kitchen for cooking, but we use to cook, eat and wash dishes together ;)
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 3 hours a day, 3-4 days a week