Learn more about biodynamic agriculture and food forest in Goncalves, Brazil



Favourited 188 times

  • rating

    Host rating

  • feedbacks



  • last activity

    Last activity


  • facebook friends

    Nº of Facebook friends


  • Last email replied

    Reply rate

    100.0 %

  • Last email replied

    Average reply time:

    within 5 days

  • Badges

    Super Host
    Facebook verified

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We live and work in a certified organic farm. We work with biodynamic agriculture as well as food forest. We also work with bees and shiitake mushrooms. We have multiples tasks that goes from farming, taking care of the mushrooms and the bees as well as constructions with earth and taking care of the home we live. The chickens are also part of your organism, we must take care of then every day. We are situated in the beautiful mountains of mantiqueira.

    In the tasks there is harvesting the shiitake everyday and then there the garden to take care and also the bees.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects

  • 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

    I'm ready to share my knologe and experience in the areas of biodynamic agriculture and food forest as well with the shiitake production and the biodynamic approach of beekeeping.

    Also we participate in a group of maracatu and capoeira. All volunteers are invited to get to know this Brazilians manifestations!

  • Help


    We work with the shiitake everyday. The must be harvested everyday and a few days a week there are other tasks to do with them. Besides that there is the garden and the food forest do take care and the bees (which are a more seasonal work). We decide the tasks of the week according to the different needs of the farm an the different seasons of the year.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We will share the house. The workwayers will have their own room or will share with in other volunteers, maximum two per room. We have all the meals together.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This is very beautiful place for walks and hikes. The mountains of goncalves are very preserved and with magnificent nature.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

These are extra optional ratings when members leave feedback. The average rating left for each option is displayed.

Accuracy of profile: (5.0)

Cultural exchange: (5.0)

Communication: (5.0)

Host ref number: 858494441886