Join us in being guardians of a piece of nature in rural Cañada de Alvarez, Argentina

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Argentina

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    Última actividad

    30/06/2021

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  2021 

 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a couple, Magali & Hector, who have travelled their fair share, and since a year ago we have made the leap from nomad to being guardians of a piece of nature.

    We live in a rural area called Cañada de Alvarez, at the south end of the Calamuchita Valley, which is part of the Sierras Comechingones, in the Province of Cordoba, Argentina.

    Our farm has 4 has, with a stream, and a lot of free space to reforest, which is one of our main goals. We are close from a really nice river to which we can go for a swim, and several hiking spots.

    As for our long term project, we would like to develop an activity around medicinal & aromatic plants (cultivated and foraged).

    Our livinghood is very simple and for now shared with goats, chickens and guineafowl . For the time being we are autonomous in terms of veggies, and we'd like to add alpagas to the mix.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We have both been certified in Permaculture (in France) and Magali is a licensed organic agricultural farmer, with a specialization in medicinal & aromatic plants, so in our farm you can learn techniques for producing your food in dry places.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    The biggest help which we're seeking involves natural building, more specifically, for the restoration of a couple of "adobe" (clay) traditional buildings which are present in our place. As we don't have much experience in this we are looking for experienced people to guide us.

    We're beggining to build a subterranean winter house, so we need to make a lot of clay bricks and to dig deep.

    We'd like also to build a mobile chicken house.

    Plant native and fruit trees and take care of the one already planted.

    Controlling exotic and invasive plant species is another big thing for which we could really use a hand.

    Gardening is also part of the everyday life and soon we'll start to plant a field of lavanda.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    We have a spare room with 2 beds. Mainly food is vegetarian but we are not strict about incluiding meat in the menu from time to time.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    We have a lot of books so reading and "siesta" is part of daily life. From here you can go for a hike or a bike ride.

    There are no buses around, and the nearest village is at 12km, so if you decide to visit we will be probably picking you up at a village bus station (Berrotaran, La Cruz, Embalse i.e.).

  • 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

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

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





Número de referencia de anfitrión: 219254886438