Reconnect and Enjoy Nature in a Green place facing the Douro river, Portugal

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Portugal

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  • Description

    Description

    Get northern Portugal, learn and help us in our land.

    We are among the Sierra Montemuro and the Douro River , landscape heritage site recognized by UNESCO.

    We are one organic agro-forest farm with 10 ha fenced since 80s in a quiet and green environment.

    We have a great variety of fruits trees (apples, pears, plums, figs, kiwis, persimmons, Damascus, quinces, grapes, pomegranate, mandarins, oranges), lemons, olives, blackcurrants, elder berries, strawberries, red araças, raspberry, blackberries, hazelnuts, chestnuts, chestnuts , aromatic and medicinal plants, farm animals, honeybees, domestic and wild mushrooms and a lot of edible plants.

    We make jams and liquor from our fruits, we have some aromatic and medicinal herbs, collect honey, make wood arts, Diy wood worker, soaps ...

    There are dogs, ducks, horses...

    We preserve the flora and fauna of the region , allowing refuge and protection for a variety of species, so we have some wild animals around and good biodiversity of plants and fungi.

    Its possible to provide land for Organic/Permaculture projects, Self- Sustaining Life Style, Conscious Community, Hollistic Agriculture and Eco-Building, (ask for information)

    We have camping and caravan parking areas for visit and spend some time.
    Sometimes is also possible to stay in the helpers independent house (ask for information).

    We do not provide insurance, so be self responsible.

    Nature Message:
    - Your State of Being is what you Eat, what you Think and what you Feel.
    - Where you put your Attention is where you put your Energy.
    So be alert and vigilant about this.

    Eat Green, Think Green, Live Green ... Crate or Join some Green Bubble

    Enjoy Life

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    Learn about different topics and activities, discover the flora and fauna in the region

  • Help

    Help

    In general we need help cleaning the land, pruning trees, harvests fruits, preparing wood for the winter.

    You're welcome to help in several tasks, depending on what is required at the moment and your experience.

    AT THE MOMENT WE NEED:
    - PEOPLE WHO KNOW HOW TO WORK WITH TRIMMERS & BRUSHCUTTERS
    - PEOPLE WHO KNOW HOW TO PRUNE TREES
    - CARPENTER EXPERIENCE

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    French: Intermediate
    Italian: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Independent workaday house with 2 bedrooms and 4 beds (+2 if needed) , 2 bathrooms , living room and rustic kitchen with stove for cooking. There are no electric light and internet in the house. (will be solar soon) but people can use their own sim cards for net services with no problem.

    ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD FROM THE FARM

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    To reach Cinfães do Douro leaving the Porto you can go :

    By car:

    - For the Douro River bank, picking up the EN108 to Entre-os -rios following after the EN222 to Cinfães .

    - Motorway A3 ( Porto- Amarante -Vila Real) , leaving in Marco de Canavezes and following the direction of Cinfães by EN211 , going then take the EN222 , through Castelo de Paiva.

    By train:
    - Normal line of CP from Porto to Pala station, Mosteirô. After you need to pick a taxi to the Cinfães village . Information:

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    we can accept dogs but they must be outside of the houses

  • 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

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