We are looking for help with building, veggie garden and daily tasks in Spain

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Spain

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family (Emilio, Catia and the baby Maitri, our 2 dogs: Loba and Prasad, our 2 cats: Ananda & Agni and 5 chickens) trying to create a mindful practice center. The center word it's very tricky, so we mean with that a school of life where we try to bring meditation and simple living together. We want to live in a simple way, projecting and working for sustainable living. The project was for starting last year but with the arrival of Maitri, our 3month old baby, we choose to give time to enjoy pregnancy and Maitri firsts months, and now we are ready to go ahead with this dream.

    We also asked SORRY to be this last month very disconnected to the computer and have missed answering to people were kind to come and help.

    Now we are ready to return to the daily tasks and we need lots of help to take this project ahead.

    For us, the interconnection body, mind and mother-earth is very important. Bringing the awareness through meditation, Yoga, eastern healing arts, healthy organic food, natural diet and working the land.
    We are located in a beautiful area in between cork trees land and pine trees forest in the south of Andalusia - nearest village Arcos de la Frontera and surrounded by the national park of Grazalema.

    Emilio is a lover of nature, Buddhism, and music. His favorite hobbies are climbing and playing music. He is also an amazing veggie chef. A few years ago started his interest in ecological farming and permaculture, he tries to bring his knowledge to the project but is happy to learn more and more.

    Catia is a therapist of eastern healing arts and troughs her path she started the inner-investigation and the realization of a simple living life connected with herself, earth and all beings. She loves animals and plants. Does experiments with medicinal plants and try to create her own remedies and cosmetic. Yoga, body energetic work and climbing are her passions.



    Inhale I`m here
    Exhale I`m alive

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learning Spanish and Portuguese. Enjoying our meditation room for your own practice of meditation, or yoga, or tai chi.... Beautiful tasty organic menus. the amazing views over grazalema natural park.
    Music, love and all the knowledge that we can share about farming, healing arts, healthy diet and so on.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    At the moment the priority is receiving helpers that are comfortable to build (carpenter skills), we need to do compost toilet and a pound... and people who are used to working in a veggie garden with the principle of respecting the nature...
    We really need hands to help with the normal daily tasks here at the mindful farm. As daily tasks, we ask for watering, wedding, and harvesting the veggie garden; maintenance of the house and caravan; feeding the animals, collecting compost, etc.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    Greek: Beginner

    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

    Room, caravan or bring your tent.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your time off you could go to enjoy the nature surround at Grazalema mountain (beautiful hikes), enjoy the river at El bosque, go to Arcos de la Frontera lake or to cadiz beach.

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week






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