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

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Portugal

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  2020 

 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.
    We also provide a variety of self love treatments at a donation base for volunteers if interested. :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
    Teaching

  • 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

    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 myself 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

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: 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.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • 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 tea's, fruit juice & water.
    You are also welcome to help yourself to our fruit trees and anything else that is growing in the grounds.
    (Donations are welcome to contribute to meals & drinks.)

  • 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

    • 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.

  • 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. Weekends volunteers have off and are free to explore therefore will have to provide their own food and drink during that time.

Host ref number: 635565472571