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.
- 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
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Learn about different topics and activities, discover the flora and fauna in the region
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
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
To reach Cinfães do Douro leaving the Porto you can go :
- 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.
- Normal line of CP from Porto to Pala station, Mosteirô. After you need to pick a taxi to the Cinfães village . Information:
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
we can accept dogs but they must be outside of the houses
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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