Help us around our off grid home in the province of Tarragona, Catalunya

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  • Description

    Description

    We are Gail and Simon, living on a small fruit farm in the province of Tarragona, Catalunya, we live off grid with our 3 dogs, cat and chickens, we harvest apricots, almonds and olives, we are in the countryside with amazing views and spectacular walks, we do have two mountain bikes which you are free to use to explore, we are lucky enough to live in a fantastic area, we are 30 mins from blue flag beaches, the Delta Ebro is 50 mins away with its fantastic bird life, the river Ebro is less than 10 mins from us, great fishing, if you enjoy trying to catch giant catfish and massive carp. we are 5 mins from the nearest village which has 2 small shops, a number of bars, chemists, Dr's, bakeries, tobacconist, the village has great swimming pools that are open throughout the summer, there are countless fiestas going on throughout the year.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We would want you to be part of our family during your stay, Gail is a great cook and is always willing to pass on her skills and knowledge but also enjoys learning new and exciting recipes. I can show you what i have learnt so far on the farm as we have only been here a couple of years and we learn something new almost everyday, I enjoy turning wood on my lathe, this is a new skill that i am eager to share and learn from more experienced people.

  • Help

    Help

    Depending on the time of year we would need help with the harvests, stone wall building and repairing, we have a slow on-going project involving a caravan, building eco toilet, shower and generally up dating the van, there could also be painting and decorating, general building maintenance, help increasing the size of our veggie plot

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, a little French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Caravan or cabin, the caravan is down in our olive grove, it does need work, which is one of the projects, the cabin is insulated and very comfortable, meals are included and an amount of alcohol too, breakfast is normally cereals, lunch a cold platter including cheese, bread, ham, diner is a cooked meal. Wifi is at the house and unlimited

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The area is amazing and would love to share it with you, finding the flamingos on the delta, walking down the converted railway line to the hot springs, joining in with the locals at a fiesta, the area is very diverse and just waiting to be explored, we have two mountain bikes for your use. This is a very rural agricultural area, we do have a few neighbours although you would never know, at the end of a busy day we enjoy going to the beach (weather permitting) for a nice swim in the sea.There is a train station in Mora la Nova, which can take you to Barcelona orTarragona, buses go from Mora de Ebro offering a more local service

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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