Eco community, based on permaculture in Galicia, Spain

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Organic certified Home in the Northwest of Spain, coexisting in Community with a focus on hands-on with Permaculture.
    We are a English, German , Spanish family/friends Community of 8 beings.

    We live on 7 hectares of lush Galician paradise, and are taking this 2021 year as a blessing to learn more about self-sufficiency and permaculture, observing nature and working with Her. We eat from our garden and have a small eco-jam and juice business. We have two donkeys, chickens and amazing cats, a huge garden and vineyards. We spend our workdays based on community living, mutual respect and no hierarchy.
    On weekdays we work in the morning all together on outdoors farm life fun and then after a big meal, share space for yoga, music or creative work in the afternoons.


    COME JOIN US THIS SPRING - SUMMER,
    (short term preferred)
    the 2021 CREW ARE LOOKING FOR:


    -----Woodworkers, carpenters.
    -----Plumbers. HANDYWOM(EN
    -----Natural building pros. Sustainable design Architects
    -----Experienced agriculturists, permaculture gardeners.
    -----Anyone who can build a Sauna and a hot tub <:)

    You have a Genuine interest in the experience and a proactive personality
    You enjoy life to its fullest!
    SEND US A REQUEST

    We provide:
    3 meals/day of local, organic food fresh from the garden.
    Private lodging and room to relax and have space for you.
    An introduction and sharing of knowledge of almost 30 years of a successful permaculture project.
    The experience of living in community a the end of the world.


    The position involves:
    Working the land pretty full on (gotta luv it)
    Caring for donkeys ,chickens and cats.
    Keeping the garden alive and lush.
    Building structures, stages, plateaus
    Coordinating volunteers,
    #LOTS OF COOKING FOR THE CREW#
    Cooking jams, juice making, chili salsa making...
    Bread baking etc.

    Come practice your Spanish, German, English or Galician, learn how to make jam and juices, play music, learn to garden in this magical place. Write us, about your goals for the three months and why you´d like to be a part of the community!
    Looking forward to hearing from you!!!!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • 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

    Travellers can learn everything there is to know about eco-farming, permaculture and gardening, experiment community living, bread-baking, jam-making, yoga ,land art , herbal medicine and, of course, practicing Spanish, Galician, German or English!

  • Help

    Help

    We look for helping hands, kind spirits, willing to spend at least 2 weeks in this eco-community.
    We're already a pretty powerful crew but we are lacking some knowledge on practical skills such a plumbing, building , welding...
    We work all together during the morning from 9am to 1pm, then have lunch and then siesta time. Then some light project"work" or caring for animals, music, massage, art...
    Were looking forward to welcoming handy crew and carpenters because we wanna extend the space, make a sauna, build a new dome, build build build
    come on over, lets create!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Galician: Fluent
    Portuguese: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Big common room acommodation (called "the school"), it's comfortable and separate from the big house common areas so you can have your privacy. We provide bedding, and towels if you need. Also, in exchange for your help you will be living with us, cooking with us and sharing all meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. We try to give to the land what she brings to us, so please only use natural shampoo and soaps during your stay.
    THE SCHOOL CAN BE PRETTY "FRESH" THROUGHOUT SPRING< BRING SOME GOOD SLEEPING BAGS

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in the heart of the Ribeira Sacra, beautiful wine area in the northwest of Spain, great for hiking in the valleys, seeing the cities of Lugo or Santiago on the weekends. We also go swimming when the weather is hot. We eat mostly vegetarian because we live from our gardens, we like to live in active community. Come, bring yourself and your experiences, share with us and we will share with you! Life is about having fun, fun working together, making this paradise self-sufficient!

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have WiFi and unlmited Internet for anyone who needs to work on their own projects for a couple of hours a day. we also always appreciate techsavy volunteers joining us, who can help us expand our reach as a community across the world, help with marketing of products in other markets, finding new audiences and planning creative fundraising campaigns.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a big parking lot space and communal compost toilet and outdoor solar shower for any campervan owners to come join us, work and laugh with us and be a a part of this experiencee with and for narure!

  • 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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