Help a family start a new food forest project in wonderful Palmela near Lisbon, Portugal



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  • Descripción


    We are a family of four. Lucia the mom, 47, is a environmental advisor. Henrique, myself, a retired 70 years old multi professional, from musician to business ceo, and Lucas and Gui, our two sons, 13 and 11. We have recently moved to the country near Lisbon, to a 1/2 hectare little farm with a wood house, adjacent to a small town very well served with transports, where we are currently going through the very first steps of implementing a project on a more sustainable way of life, including raising the most of our own food, in a bio/permaculture way and trying to transform a barren land into what we would like to be a food forest. We are located in Pinhal Novo, 40 km from Lisbon, in Setubal peninsula, with easy access to the beach, a small mountain or the capital, Lisbon, being served by train and bus on a 40 mn trip. After a few months suspension of our workaway experience due to the Covid situation, we are now ready to restart due to the apparent calm down of the numbers.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We offer the oportunity to help in a newborn project of living with a different aproach than that of the majority of european families, and therefore, learning as we do, on a day by day basis. From a bare ground to a sustainable food forest, this is our ambition for the years to come. Sharing of experiences and pleasant talk is also part of the program, as we are great talkers (daddy) and listeners (mommy).

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda


    We need general help on maintenance, wood construction and gardening, pet (two dogs and 3 cats), and animal care (chickens/ducks/geese), for a few hours a day, with no particular skills needed but gardening and bio/permaculture knowledge preferred as we are novices with little to almost no practical knowledge. Permaculture design and planning would certainly be a plus. Having a respiratory chronic disease (COPD), a more intense labour is totally forbidden in my condition thus the need of help. The opportunity to discover the day to day small labours that this living option requires. Because of a few projects in line, electrical installation knowledge is very welcomed as well as wood cabin building and maintenance, wood exterior maintenance and painting (sun and water protection).
    For the moment, our principal job is the maintenance of the outside of our wooden home, as the glazing that was first applied was not the ideal, so we have to scrape it out and replace it with the new good one. This involves a lot of sanding and painting sometimes in a scaffolding.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Portugués: Fluido
    Italiano: Principiante

  • Alojamiento


    You will be staying in a well equipped confortable motorhome on the grounds, with double bed plus two bunks, kitchen (you can cook for yourself), fridge, shower, etc that will provide the always necessary privacy for your spare time. We will provide breakfast and lunch, dinner and any other meals being on your own or upon agreeing previously (you can cook in the motorhome) while we are not holidays. When we leave you will of course stay in the house.
    IF YOU ARE NOT A CITIZEN OF A E.U. COUNTRY, YOU SHOULD CARRY YOUR OWN TRAVEL INSURANCE UPON YOUR ARRIVAL. IF YOU ARE FROM ONE OF THE E.U. COUNTRIES YOU SHOULD CARRY YOUR HEALTH CARD. Due to the covid situation, coming from abroad you must have made a covid test in the 72 hours preceeding your arrival at the border.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Portugal is a friendly and very safe country, with easy going people. There will be plenty of time for you to see the country around us, including the marvelous nature reserve of Serra de Arrábida, where mediterranean vegetation is still as it was in old times, a mountain bordering the sea with it's secluded french riviera like beaches, Palmela and Setubal, and the Troia peninsula, with kms of pristine atlantic seawater and almost 50 kms of untouched beaches. Also, Lisbon is 40 mn by train or bus so visiting is easy.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Este anfitrión ha indicado que le encanta acoger a nómadas digitales.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    WE live in small farm with plenty of space and possibility for outside electricity connection, water and wifi.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

    4-5 hours a day

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (4.9)

Comunicación: (5.0)

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 147113141773