Come and help us to create a food forest and other sustainable projects in Batea, Catalonia, Spain




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    Our Forest Garden is managed by the association.

    The main project is the creation of an edible forest garden of 6 acres. This is an effort to develop a very rich and beautiful forest garden. Working too about selfsufficiency, simplicity, healing, permaculture, bioconstruction, presence,...


    Work - gardening, building, maintenance, cleaning,...

    Food - vegetarian

    Accomodation - in a small hut or in a tent with martress

    Chemical products (touth paste, body soup, sun cream,...) - not allowed

    Bikes - available

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    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

    Spanish, permaculture, dowsing, selfsufficieny, spirituallity,...

  • Help



    Some of our projects are:

    * Information panels *

    Create a information panels with detailed information about our vegetation (origin, ecological value, nutritional value, medicinal value, history,…).

    Without starting date

    * Nursery *

    Without starting date

    * Water preservation *

    On the process...

    We mantain the terrace system (sometimes with drystone walling) and create a reservoirs of rain water in some places of the land.

    * Create vegetable garden *

    Project done!

    Works to do: preparing beds for plantlets, improving beds and irrigation system, planting herbal plants and trees,...

    * Biodiesel *

    Without starting date

    * Incrementation of the soil fertility *

    Experimentation with compost (organic matter, terrapreta, biodynamic compost, humanure, urine,…) and mulching for increase the fertility.

    On the process...

    * Seeds research *

    Research about old regional seeds and investigation about preservation techniques.

    Without starting date

    * Designing and making a productive Forest Garden *

    On process...

    * Solar Cooker, solar heaven & solar dryer *

    As method for preservation the food excess (still not excess) we are planning to made a solar dryer.

    Without starting date

    * Rocket Stove for heating *

    Project done!

    * Wind pump for the well *

    Without starting date

    * Research and Construction of octogonal structures *

    Without starting date

    * Bicycle powered machines (washmachine, juicer,…) *

    As we produce oue own electricity by solar panels, this project is not anymore on the agenda.

    * Build a winter heating system *

    No starting date

    * Create a Herb Garden with culinary herbs *

    Already we have a lot of herbs in our garden with culinary properties and open to introduce more and more...

    * Harvesting and weaving with esparto *

    Without starting date

    * Holistic Pottery *

    Without starting date

    * Distillators for oil plants *

    Without starting date

    * Manufacturing eco-friendly washing products*

    Actually on the market are eco-friendly products available to reasonable prices, but time to time we continuous experimenting, specially with toothpaste.

    * Food preservation program *

    We observe the relevance to eat the food as more fresh possible, but we make pots from the excess of the garden.

    * Creating our tools *

    With the time we observe the relevance to have proper tools for the different works, and this project is not for the moment in our agenda.

    * Creating our furniture *

    Project done. We been using pallets to create our kitchen and furniture.

    * Mushroomhouse *

    Without starting date

    * Upcycling clothes *

    Is a long term project to transform the old and rugged rags into new shiny and beautiful clothing pieces and perhaps to grow hemp for create clothes.

    Without starting date

    * Agnihotra fire *

    We start to perform this ancient ayurvedic healing fire for purify the atmosphere, for improves our clarity, love and health and nourish the plants with Prana (life energy).

    Works to do: perform Angihotra at the sunrise and the sunset daily.

    * Henhouse *

    The henhouse is done and it can host 10 chickens. At the moment is 6 chickens loving with us.

    * Medicine wheel *

    The Medicine Wheel is done you can go there to meditate, is a powerfull and energetic space.

    * Pyramid *

    Perfect place to recover and energetized ourselves and preserve seeds.

    Without starting date

    * Moon & Sun Temple *

    Is a new Meditation & Workshop garden space that we start summer 2019, it has 21 meters diameter with 4 terraces and concentric cercles, is a special peaceful open air place, as sacred garden it will be available also for meditations and selfknowdelge workshops.

    Works to do: preparing beds for plants, irrigation system, planting herbal plants and trees,...

    * Community *

    The aim is to create and intentional community where the contact with nature, the selfknowlege, the presence and the emotional management are the keys of a new way to interact with other beings.

    Without starting date

  • Languages spoken

    Catalan: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    In a small hut for 1 person or in a tent with a martress

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can visit medieval towns, wine cathedrals, scenarios of the spanish civil war, iberian ruins, natural park, swim in virgin rivers, biking, kayaking, hiking, climbing,...

  • 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

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • 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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