Join our family in starting a permaculture gardening and food forest project in Galicia, Spain




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    We are just starting a project of gardening, following some of the philosophical principles of permaculture 7 kilometers from Ribadeo.
    We have some animals, chickens, rabbits, horse and 2 cats for the moment, and one garden to achieve self-reliance with little maintenance, using many perennial vegetables, annuals, and cereals, fruit trees and berry bushes. We are starting one big food forest too, and some Syntropic Agroforestry plantation.
    We need help in many aspects; planting and propagation of plants and trees, mowing grass, taking care of the garden, moving the horse and feeding him...We also also have many building projects going on, new chicken houses, ponds, renovation of the buildings, greenhouses etc.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are one family with this permacultural project, focusing on perennials vegetables, berries and fruit and nut trees. There is another farm from the same family. It is an organic farm with land outside and greenhouses, with more than 20 years experience. So there are plenty of things to learn if you are open to it.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Help with general farm works weeding, mowing, planting, pruning , animal care , making juices(apple) and dehydrated berries, picking firewood for winter.Construction ; I plan to build one greenhouse and a nursery for plants and trees this autumn.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Tagalog: Fluent

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  • Accommodation


    Spare room, with all modern commodities or tent if you prefer. regarding the food we eat many vegetables but also some meat and fish time to time, we are one well travelled family so our food is really mixed up; Chinese, Filipino, Galician, Middle Eastern, Italian, Indian... As you can see we love food and cook.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live 6 kilometers from the beach, and 20 kilometers from mountains. There are many hikes around that you can do. Also, if you know how to drive, you can use our car to go around. Or we can do small trips in the weekends.

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    • 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.

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    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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