Spend time in nature helping at our small farm in Central Portugal



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  • Description


    We are an off grid, small farm in central Portugal. Donkey's, dog's, cat's, duck's and chicken's roam the land. There is a small veggie garden as well as plenty of yummy fruit trees olive, fig, pear and orange to name a few. We enjoy making music and game nights in the evenings and cooking home grown healthy food. We enjoy yoga, meditation and alternative healing methods. We are all very friendly, open minded and enjoy meeting people from all over the world.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Art Projects

  • 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

    Experience farm life in rural Portugal meet the locals and see how they live and learn some Portuguese. Opportunity to spend time in nature and see ALL the beautiful shiny stars! Great opportunity to work on projects using adobe and share any skills you have. Lots of beautiful places and people to see in the area.

  • Help


    We would love some help with on going projects, including building help carpentry and electricity. Help in the garden would be much appreciated especially people with any knowledge on permaculture. People who don't mind getting stuck in and getting their hands dirty. People who are great with all animals and happy smiley people, Anyone who has any creative artistic ideas and people who like cooking are very welcome as well as anyone with an interest in yoga or meditation.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Campervan, tent or bed in the small stone building we are currently working on. Please bring a sleeping bag. It is very much camping style. All food is included, yummy organic food from the garden and local produce. A simple breakfast including tea/coffee, fruit, fresh orange juice (if in season) porridge or bread and jams and lunch will be bread, eggs, meats, fish, fresh tomatoes and other fruits and vegetables when in season and a cooked dinner, we kindly ask for volunteers to contribute with cooking.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    A visit to the natural swimming pool and to see the fossils. A swim at the lake and a visit to the wonderful Monsanto, a beautiful village where the houses are built into the granite boulders.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 398319336483