Join us on our heavenly farm in Sao Marcos de Serra, Portugal

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Portugal

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    16/11/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello. We are Edd (43), Anika (39) and our little Grace (6 weeks), living on our beautiful farm In Sao Marcos de Serra. An hour away from Faro, 45km north of the beautiful beaches of the south coast, into the mountains. We have 4,5 hectares of beautiful nature, peace and tranquility and are looking for volunteers to come and help us to create and maintain this wonderland. The farm offers an open, friendly and caring enviroment 🙏 We look forward to meeting you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We offer a relaxed peaceful environment surrounded by Nature. We speak English, German (anika) and a bit of Portuguese and French.
    We are both well travelled and are happy to share our wealth of life knowledge. Edd is an Actor/ Drama and English teacher, musican and artist, he loves making and fixing things ......
    Anika is a social worker, knows about herbs, massage, reiki, gardening, Portuguese flowers, animals and wildlife

  • Help

    Help

    we always need help with strimming, raking, pruning, weeding and help with land maintenance.
    There is always lots to do and lots of little chores to be done.especially now that we have a little baby here🙂
    Medrona picking will start soon and we are currently gathering/cutting wood for the winter.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner
    Portuguese: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a separate part of the house with it's own entrance and a little terasse to sit, relax or work. There is a double bed, a table, work desk and storage.
    We have a compost loo and a nice outside hot shower.

    We will provide the ingredients for meals. It's possible to cook and eat together in the evening
    🙂

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is lots of walking here with beautiful mountain lakes near by and exquisite Nature at your doorstep. Amazing photography wildlife and bird watching.
    There is local transport from Sao Marcos de Serra. We have bicycles for you to use
    and we regularly travel by car into the village which is 6km from the farm.
    We are an hour away from the spa town of Monchique and the old castle town of Silves.
    The glorious beaches of the Algarve are 45mins south: perfect for swimming, surfing or sunbathing !

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have lots of beautiful spots to park up and relax :)

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We have three dogs and a cat :) if your animal is friendly to children and get along with other animals, you are welcome to bring your friend.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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