Join a small family farm growing ethically and organically in Sao Marcos da Serra, Portugal

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Portugal

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a small family farm dedicated to learning and growing ethically, orgaincally fruits and vegetables harmonically.
    One of our main ethos is education and sharing with others, ways of becoming more connected to nature .
    We also hold empowerments weeks where we help guests to detox their bodies and become more connected to oneself.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    At spiral farm one of our main ethos is education. We would like to exchange learning with those that come here to stay here on these lands.
    We are a very new farm only one years old, so we have a lot of new products ongoing and to start in the near future.
    We are aiming to be self sustainable in the next 12 months so guests who come to stay will benefit from learning self sustainable practises and methods.

  • Help

    Help

    Require help with upkeep of the land, harvesting fruits and vegetables as they become available.
    Heavy duty building work (optional)*
    Fluent English Portuguese teacher to help encourage me and my families confidence with speaking Portuguese.
    Electricians and carpenters would be of great help.
    Music teachers to help develop our practise i.e piana, guitar.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, little portuguese.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Motorhome catered for 3 people with kitchen, toilet, double and one single bed, very spacious and clean.
    Access to fridge, freezer and washing machine.
    We will provide vegetarian/vegan meals starting with breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    You will also have access to herbal teas and water/juice.
    You are also welcome to help yourself to our fruit trees and anything else that is growing in the grounds.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are situated in the valleys there are many walks and bike trails that can be utilised in your spare time.
    We have a slack line, trampoline and we regularly fire up our octagonal wooden burning sauna.
    The river starts flowing in about december which is fantastic to take a swim in.
    Our nearest town is Messiness where you can get connections to anywhere in the Algarve.
    There is a train station connection fifteen minute drive away, the train connects from the Algarve to Lisbon.
    Faro airport is 40 minutes by car.
    Monchique mountain is twenty minutes away by car, there are many walking trails, exotic bird walks, famous spring.

    We only accept 2-3 volunteers. No solo volunteers sorry.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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: 635565472571