Help on a family farm with gardening in Pessegueiro do Vouga, Portugal



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  • Description


    Me, Ana, and my 5-year-old daughter Maria live on a family farm, in a house with agricultural land and garden, in a very beautiful valley next to the Vouga river and we would like help to care for and make our farm even more beautiful, providing a learning experience in permaculture, transformation of vegetables and fruit into preserves, sweets and ferments, and natural construction. we live in a beautiful area with easy access to the river and with many trails and waterfalls to discover!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    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

    Learning agroecological and permaculture methods, in the vegetable garden and in the processing of surplus products: preserves, jams, fermented products, etc. Guests will be able to learn the integral functioning of an organic farm: processes, planning, scale, as a replicable model of a sustainable economic family system. we also have a passion for music (piano, guitar, voice) so music lovers will be very welcome!

  • Help


    We are looking for help from 1 or 2 people to work in the garden, orchard, in the common areas of the farm, feed the animals: chickens, dogs, ducks, cleaning the interior and exterior spaces of the house, mowing the lawn, eating meals, building elements punctual in the common spaces of the farm, with natural construction methods, in short, in the normal help of a family farm.

  • Languages spoken

    Portuguese: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Bedroom with double bed and access to common spaces in the house

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We prefer vegetarian food but we are not exclusively vegetarian
    In time off guests can take a walk in the surrounding area, preferably with their own vehicle, and discover several incredibly beautiful rivers, with waterfalls and clear waters. there are also hiking trails. The village of sever do vouga is 4km away, and Aveiro 30km (25 minutes)

  • 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

    If you come in a caravan, it will be possible to accept families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 685862786443