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We are a family living in the sw alentejo, costa vicentina, working in 3 different fields: -Horsetraining / Horsetrails -pedagogical work w. teenagers and also medical mushrooms in the winter season. Our ranch is 12km from the ocean in the middle of a forrest.
We offer riding lessons to you, or if you are experienced trailrides.
you will learn some horse training basics based on the FBT (freedom based training)
you will learn about medicinal and editble mushrooms.
you will learn how to slowly change a pine monoculture to a living, divers forrest
and beside of that we will have fun at the beaches and lakes..... or some quiet evenings in front of our fireplaces.
***Update*** for this summer we are looking for people who can ride and care for horses, or are able to do some carpentry projects. And we are also looking for someone who likes to play with natural shaped stones. *** update***
The minimum stay in summer is 6 weeks.
During the warmperiod we will offer ridinglessons for you and during the cooler season we need every hand to change our monocultur forest into a living divers space for insects birds and all kind of animals... so lots to do and lots of fun.... and before it gets to boring... we are also farming(small scale) collecting and processing medicinal mushrooms, like Reishi, Shiitake and Maitake.
During the winter we are looking for people who want to stay a bit longer. So please be welcome if you like to stay at least 4 weeks or longer
You will have a huge american RV mobilhome for your self and a shared bathroom. we will cook and eat together.
on your free days we will provide you a lift to the stunning beaches in Zambujeira do mar or Odeceixe. You can go by bu to the citys of Lagos or to the sights at the south algarve.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week