Learn from skilled foresters to help develop and re-wild our land in Los Angeles, Spain

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Espagne

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  • Description

    Description

    We have recently moved into a 10 ha property which slopes down to a river. It is beautiful land with lots of potential but has been neglected for 20 years. The project for our retirement is to develop the land using the principles of permaculture sustainably to plant woodland and hedgerows, develop wildflower meadows and also create good quality grassland for our horses and an organic orchard and vegetable garden aiming for self-sufficiency in seasonal produce. We have expert help from our property manager who is a trained forester and lives onsite. We hope our grandchildren in 20 years will see the benefits of what we are doing now.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Travellers will learn a lot about permaculture and re-wilding from experts. You will work with local people on projects and communicate in Spanish and/or English with others who work on the same or different projects on the property. Although we are in the countryside, it is only a 10 minute walk into the local village where strangers are made welcome in the local bars and cafes.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic volunteers, ideally a couple, to help clearing land for fencing, building swales and berms and using our natural produce such as wood and compost for land enrichment and water management. You will be working with qualified and experienced foresters to develop and re-wild our land.
    We have started an organic orchard and vegetable garden and would like help with planting, weeding and harvesting.
    We also have 3 horses - if you enjoy animals, you can help with their care and if you enjoy riding, you can take them out on rides. They are very friendly and easy and can be ridden by people with very little horse-riding experience.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Courant
    Français: Débutant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    We offer a self-contained flat with double/twin bedroom upstairs with TV, desk and Wifi, and shower room and sitting-room plus kitchen facilities downstairs with fridge, hotplate, microwave and toaster.
    We will stock the kitchen with cooking ingredients and you can help yourselves to all the vegetables and fruit that you can eat from our very well stocked vegetable garden and orchard. We will also provide breakfast to eat together on workdays.
    Our local bar/restaurant provides a 3-course menu del día for 10€ which you can also enjoy when there is no time or space to cook.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    With your time off you can walk along the river into the nearest town and visit the Roman ruins and Moorish castle and visit the local bars and restaurants of this pretty, old pueblo blanco. There are lots of hiking and horse-riding trails through the national park and many cyclists on our local roads. There is also a train station within walking distance and a local bus service.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    We have space by our stable block to park a normal sized camper van with a hosepipe connection to mains water

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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


N° de référence hôte : 452681785262