Help in the farm and nursery activities in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia

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  • Last activity: 18 Jun 2024



 Min stay requested: No minimum



  • Description


    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...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    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.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    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 ;)

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 3-4 days a week

Host ref number: 326188576536

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