Help us create a forest garden in the Algarve, Portugal

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Portugal

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    23/09/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello wonderful souls ! 🙂🌱
    We are french twins sisters, expat living in Portugal 👩🏻👩🏻we have 31 years, we are open minded, creative, we love nature, cooking. We are vegetarian, we would like to share with people all over the world. 🌎We have 7 cats and 4 chickens. After 2 and half years around the Europe like workway in different farm and project we decide to build our own project.

    we want to produce our own food and create a forest food
    garden.

    We live in a beautiful place at the countryside at 15 minutes by car of ocean and beach in Algarve in Portugal. 🌴🐬We run this summer an organic garden in a plot, and we have a little green house. We have 5000 m 2 of land.

    We have a tiny house 🏡to host you or a wooden hut.

    We want to develop a life more sustainable as possible. 🌠We practice at the max zero waste. We have a solar energy and we want do develop water auto sufficient, and we have dry toilet and solar shower. We want to give a chance to you to experiment this type of simple life. 🗝️🖼️We want to share what we learn about permaculture ( association of vegetables, straw soil). We also sharing if you are interest about personal growing, psychology, natural healthy food, also about our travels.✈️

    Because our life change when we go in workaway, so maybe we can plant some seeds of change. We want to offer one opportunity to express yourself, to share and growing spiritually. We practice Yoga and mindfulness and we can share this practice with you. We want to develop medicinal and herbs garden, we are passionate about natural health.

    we are curious to learn and exchange (you learn how to grow vegetable ect... and you can teach seewing or music: hang, guitar or other artistic skills

    If you are creative you are at the right place.

    It’s non smoker place.

    It's a place to share joy, happiness, music, art.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    You will learn french, spiritual practices like: yoga, mindfulness, creativity, cooking, permaculture, organic gardening. We will share our vision of happiness in our life.

  • Help

    Help

    We have a great variety of help here:

    - Put seeds in little pot and take care of little plant, feed water.
    - Put the straw in soil.
    - Teach us Portuguese or others language.
    - Take care of garden in general.
    - Preparing meals together
    - Make jam, bread, cakes,
    - Harvest medicinal herbs to make herbal tea.
    - build some eco construction, pallet furniture.
    - Plant trees in autumn period.
    - Nourish trees with horse poo.
    - chop wood.
    - make explanatory panels.
    - Make some DIYS creativity is warmly welcome ( if you like paint, or you have some ability)
    -Help with the cleaning in the house help to prepare other tasks.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Portuguese: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    wooden hut or tiny house (2 peoples max with beds

    3 meal per day and water. Breakfast/ lunch/ dinner. Mostly vegetarian meal, indian meal sometimes and one day it can be fish (we love cooking).

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our values:
    - Be honest
    - Be kind
    - Be respectful
    -Be grateful


    If you like we'll together go at the beach, walk and visit some touristic places.

    our place situation:

    Flight to lisboa and after take a train to go to Alcantarilha
    Or Flight to Faro and after train to go to Alcantarilha.
    Or bus Séville to Faro (2:50) and after bus and train.
    If you live in Portugal the closest train station in Alcantarilha train station.

    We are in countryside, at 11 km from the sea. (25 min in bus)

    we are at 20 min from the train station.
    we have a car so we can also visit some places together.

  • 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?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    max 5 days- max 25 hours/week

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