Help with permaculture projects in beautiful Montsant, Spain




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    dentro 5 dias

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 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 2 semanas

  • Descrição


    Hi, we live in the foothills of Montsant wine region on a finca surrounded by pines, oaks, birds & butterflies. We’re city folk who arrived here 3 years ago and have loved exploring rural life and finding connection with nature and the land. We’re inspired to “do our part” with our 4 hectare homestead and are dedicated to caring for our land using restorative agriculture and permaculture principals.

    Our agriculture projects focus on nursing abandoned fruit and nut trees back to health and on improving habitat and plant life by developing a new food forest, a mini citrus grove, herb, veggie and flower beds.

    We like to work hard, but then rest well in the fresh air, and among the birds and the beautiful views of nearby vineyards and mountains. In the evenings, when not busy with indoor officey-type work, we like to pass our time listening to crickets and star gazing.

    We’re kept company here with our inherited cat (he came with the land!) and our sweet 10 year old dog. Both are friendly and will welcome any extra attention!

    We don’t sell anything from the homestead, all produce is for our own consumption, or to share with friends and family.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    We are fledgling farmers and land managers and happy to share with you all we’ve learned of our 2 year experience adapting permaculture techniques. Our old fruit trees provide us with opportunity to put real disease and pest management in action! You can also learn about soil health, how to plant trees, prepare beds, forage native plants and a hundreds of other little things.

    We are a mixed language/culture household. Maria, your primary host, is from San Francisco and is fluent in English, advanced in Spanish and beginner in Catalan. Pepe, who you’ll work and share meals with occasionally, is a Barcelona native and fluent in all three languages. We are happy to communicate accordingly.

    Maria loves to cook and will introduce you to some traditional Spanish and Catalan dishes. Season dependent, you could also help preserve harvested fruit and forage, use and/or store native plants.

    In your free time, you can take advantage of the opportunities to visit charming villages and learn about Catalan culture, as well as spend time in a great variety of landscapes. Wine and olive orchard tastings and tours are available, as are super hiking, cave painting excursions, hang gliding, river sport and the like.

  • Ajuda


    We will happily welcome helpers with experience, but experience is certainly not a requirement. Workaways need only be motivated, have a zest for learning and be ready to build up a sweat and getting dirty!

    You will help us with these ongoing Projects:

    - Fruit Tree Care - Apply natural foliar sprays, pest/disease management, mulching, pruning.
    - New tree planting.
    - General gardening - Weeding, manual watering, preparing beds, planting, composting.
    - Land Maintenance - Strimming, firewood prep, cane & bamboo removal.
    - Harvesting or foraging for self consumption (Depending on season)

    - Help with meal prep and/or cleanup.

    And other potential Projects we may tackle, depending on our current priorities and on your skills:

    o Make artful signage for property lines and labels for trees and plants
    o Plant identification and foraging
    o Build chicken coop and enclosure
    o Assist with variety of building projects (stone wall building, masonry, painting, etc)
    o Restore furniture

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Espanhol: Intermediário
    Catalan: Iniciante

  • Acomodação


    You can choose to camp on the land or stay in our self-contained, work-in-progress studio apartment located over the storage garage. Regardless of where you sleep, you will have access to your own:

    o kitchen equipped w/ camp stove, refrig & sink
    o full bathroom with hot running water

    MEALS – We will have one shared meal together daily and provide provisions for you to prepare your own meals at other times (Monday – Friday). We anticipate you will be off exploring the area on weekends and will be eating out or picnicking so you’ll be on your own for Sat & Sunday meals.

    We are omnivores but can accommodate vegetarian diets.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    There is lots to do on your time off and the area is great for nature explorers.

    We’re just 1 km to small town of Marca and 3 km to Falset, which is the capital of the Priorat wine region, and has good restaurants/bars/shops/bakeries, and such. There is also a bus station in Falset for to access small local villages and nearby towns.

    The Marca/Falset train station is just a 10 minute walk, and has direct (2hr) train ride to Barcelona.

    Rock climbing and river sport are close by and accessible by car and hiking trails are right out our front door.

    You are welcome to use our 2 (not so fancy) bicycles for local trips.

    We have a swimming pool that can be enjoyed during your down time.

    Please bring work clothes & shoes fit for getting dirty.

    We ask that you respectfully abstain from drugs/marijuana or drinking during volunteer hours, and there is no heavy partying or loud music.

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  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

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    Horas previstas

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week maximum

Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.

Precisão do perfil: (5.0)

Intercâmbio cultural: (4.5)

Comunicação: (5.0)

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 423727879491