Help out on a small Farm in Southwest Coast, Alentejo, Portugal



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are a sustainable farming project started by Afonso and Marieke in 2015.

    Our main project is the production of Medronho (strawberry tree fruit) spirit, a traditional beverage from the South of Portugal. In addition we have a large vegetable garden for self consumption and to supply the local community.

    We are also constantly improving our infrastructure and landscape and we are looking for motivated Workawayers to help us take the project forward.

    We are a family of 4: Afonso - Portuguese, Marieke - Belgian, and the little boys, Elias and Lucas.

    During our free time, we like to go to the beach, surf, participate in local events and enjoy nature in this beautifull region.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    In general we offer very good living conditions to our visitors. The coast line is only some 5km away. Surfboards and bikes are available. The region offers great surfing and hiking/trekking conditions.

    As a growing business, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn how to develop a sustainable farming business.
    Workawayers will have the opportunity to learn more about organic farming, forest conservation, destilling and eco-building.

  • Help


    We are currentlty looking for a couple to help with the gardening/farm work and to look after 2 boys ( 2 and 5 years old).

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, English, French

  • Accommodation


    A spacious caravan with 2 rooms, a kitchennette and bathroom. We also have a so-called Spaceship, a former greenhouse renovated as a cosy sleeping place with comfortable mattresses . Bed linen is provided.

    Camping is also possible!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our region is great to enjoy nature. The ocean is only a few km away from us and there lot's of trails to explore walking or cycling.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 6 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 936988732725