Interested in Olive Harvesting on BD/organic Farm in Nature Park, Portugal



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    This is a 20 ha Quinta within the boundaries of the Natural Park Serra da Estrela, the largest park in Portugal, in the center of Portugal. I am Dutch living here since 2007, a specialist in biodynamic farming for 35 years, We have several traditional granite farmhouse, lounge, art atelier, 35 sheep, 2 horses, 3 dogs, 8 cats.
    We start 23rd of november our olive harvest, until 11th of december. We can have about 8 volunteers, of whom one might cook for the group. Volunteers work on average 5 hours per day from Monday to Friday, there are some Portuguese locals who know their way who work all day. Olive picking is simple, sometimes hard work, always outdoors, you get dirty, but when you go to the olive press with the olives you picked, it is very rewarding to see the olive oil. We have a shared room for you, with bedding, towel and private bathroom, internet, wonderful land, great food. Be aware that we are in a mountainous region, so it can be cold. We do not have central heating, but we have a radiator in your room, and a good woodfire in the communal space. Take warm clothes with you.
    We are 15 km from Guarda, easy to be reached by bus and train.
    Looking forward to meet you, Eelco

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda en una granja

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  • 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 are Dutch, we take integration in the local community very serious, for the olive harvest we work together with local Portuguese people from the valley.

  • Ayuda


    OLIVE HARVEST: we harvest the olives in November/December.

  • Idiomas hablados

    German: Fluido
    English: Fluido
    Dutch: Fluido
    Portuguese: Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    In winter you'll sleep in one of our rooms (each with 2 beds, bedlinnen and towels for you, shower, and electric heating).

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    The Serra da Estrela is the largest Nature park of Portugal. This is really rugged nature, great for walking or cycling. In the direct neighbourhood you find medieval villages, the interesting city of Guarda is at 15 km. Bus and train go to Guarda, then you take the taxi to our farm.
    This is a very rural area, small villages as if in medieval times. It is very quiet, beautiful nature, clean air.

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    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

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      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    approx 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

An overview of our main buildings.
Lunch on a campfire during the olive harvest! January 2017
Our sheep herd of the indigenous Bordeleira breed.
On top of the mountain next to us, you can look into our valley here. January 2017

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (4.8)

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 763158625147