Off-grid permaculture farm testing ideas and build a diverse orchard, garden and stone house in Portugal



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    3.3 ha diverse permaculture organic farm wants to test ideas, build an diverse orchard, a market garden while rebuilding a stone house and a stone water tank.
    All this while improving creativity, discipline, relaxation, physical and emotional health.
    Im a water retention landscape designer and you can learn the basics about it while here.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects

  • 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 will learn the theoretical and pratical work on how to build a market garden, a food forest/agro forest, pratical experience on how to build a water tank/stone wall/house floor.
    This area is full of farms for sale, permaculture farms, the distrit capital is only 10km away. There is a huge lake where you can swim, fish, walk, etc just 5km away and there is a lot of old villages with very old castels.

  • Help


    Need help to build a market garden, rebuilding stone walls, building a water tank, an outside bathroom or the house floor.
    The farm has no eletricity and hot water. You can camp inside the house or outside if you prefer. Early nights and awakenings :) its not easy but its fantastic!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You can stay in a tent, with a sleeping bag or bedding provided by me, inside a stone house without eletricity, hot water and with dirt floor.
    Food can be whatever you eat,either vegetarian or omnivore.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During the time off you can trek, read, swim, bike, visit castels or other permaculture/off grid farms.

  • 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

  • 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

Host ref number: 592215191591