Help me to create a sustainable mini-farm using natural local materials ear Castelo Branco, Portugal



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    looking for helpers, located in the castelo branco area ten minuets from the city center but a very quiet off grid location. Having travelled around portugal for the last three years im taking on the challenge of creating an artistic approach to a sustainable mini/ farm using natural materials from the surroundings.. setting up an outside kitchen, building terraces from local stone, drystone walling, and general building ...gardening , planting ....

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art 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 hoping that we can all benefit in exchanging trades and swapping ideas, i have many skills im sure people could learn from, having gained knowledge about portugal, some of the language and areas of beauty i can pass on.

  • Help


    having set up the basics like water and a small cabin , im currently requiring help with creating terraces for planting crops, improving soil conditions, artistic input and creation, general construction help with outbuildings

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    i can offer a clear flat area suitable for a large camper or caravan, i have a small tent thats free to use or planty of space for a large tent. some water and a place for sanitation. Some basic food will be provided ..a mutual agreement

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    there are many local attraction in my area and ten minutes from historical castelo branco, many stunning river beaches and local markets, also easy access to local transport,

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 4 days a week

Host ref number: 963138741669