Be part of our budding community in gorgeous Coura, Northern Portugal

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  • Última atividade: 25 fev. 2024



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 3 semanas



  • Descrição


    🌿 Welcome to , a pioneering community project nestled in the tranquil woodlands near Paredes de Coura, Northern Portugal. Our vision is to forge a harmonious relationship with nature, grounded in regenerative practices, diversity, and collaborative growth. We are an aspiring community, drawing inspiration from co-housing principles to balance shared and private spaces.

    🏡 The journey of this place began with the restoration of a traditional stone farmhouse, laying the groundwork for a communal sanctuary dedicated to regenerative agroforestry and shared living. In its formative stages, we are expanding our network of local and regional enthusiasts who share our commitment to a lifestyle in harmony with nature.

    🌳 Our mission is to transform the land into a vibrant food forest, an embodiment of ecological regeneration. Each interaction with the land deepens our understanding of sustainable coexistence and the delicate dance of natural rhythms.

    🤝 We invite 2-3 people or households, aligned with our vision, to join us for a journey of exploration and growth. We welcome both long-term residents, ideally with a stable income and a readiness to deeply engage with our project, and mid-term volunteers, who can commit to a minimum stay of three weeks. Each person's contribution, whether for a few weeks or an extended period, is a vital thread in the tapestry of our communal narrative.

    🛖 For accommodation, we offer a guest caravan, campervan spaces, and our yurt. The yurt is available for volunteer stays when not rented and can be rented for stays exceeding 3 months. Participants contribute around 3 hours daily (5 days a week) to communal tasks, integrating into the rhythm of shared responsibilities and experiences.

    💫 Connect with our global community on our public Telegram channel to share in our story, visit our evolving haven, and find your path of engagement here.

    🔗 Reach out to discover more about our ethos, our journey thus far, and how you can be a part of shaping the future of this place

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de animais
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
  • 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 believe that learning to live together harmoniously is an essential and enriching journey. This process involves mastering the arts of communication, care, and setting healthy boundaries. Our community is a living laboratory where we explore these interpersonal dynamics, recognising that in an ever-changing world, reliance on collective wisdom and mutual support is vital for well-being.

    Mathijs, with his background in physics, informatics, and a broad spectrum of interests ranging from technology, economy, and cosmology to deep ecology and community dynamics, is eager to share knowledge and experiences. Plus, we embrace a wide array of skills and insights from our extended network of friends, volunteers, and local collaborators. Our community thrives on a diverse exchange of ideas, from practical skills in sustainable living and agroforestry to philosophical discussions on consciousness and societal structures.

  • Ajuda


    URGENT: We are looking for house/cat sitters from 23/2 until 4/3. You are welcome to extend your stay as a regular volunteer.

    Ongoing tasks
    - Pruning, chipping wood, preparing firewood. 🪵🪓
    - Clearing weeds.
    - Pointing our newly build walls with lime mortar. 🛠️
    - Finish existing tree inventory.

    We are inviting you to join us in the process, we are looking for individuals and couples to join us to form a temporary/prototype community. We prefer it if you stay longer (3-6 weeks), are autonomous, respect yourself and others and communicate your needs and limits clearly.

    We expect you to help maintain your and our space clean and comfortable, share in common household tasks (cleaning, cooking, shopping, animal care). As a matter of fact, this is the only absolutely required work. Anything additional is fully optional. As such, we will not offer you food and we propose to equally share living expenses - or you can buy and prepare your own food if you please.

    There is always a lot to be done (tree planting, forest maintenance, various construction works, coordination, household and animal care) and you are free to choose what to get involved in. If you stay longer, you could even develop some projects of your own.

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Holandês: Fluente
    Português: Intermediário

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  • Acomodação


    We offer (pending availability):
    - Staying in our yurt in the middle of the forest (while not occupied);
    - Staying in the bedroom in the house, during land-sitting (when we're away).
    - Staying in our guest caravan (we'll be installing a Diesel heater, together);
    - A dedicated spot for your car or small (camper)van, with water, electricity and fibre internet;

    Our (nearly fully) renovated house features a common living room/kitchen and a comfy bathroom with toilet and shower. In the forest there's a solar shower which is truly idyllic and our dry toilet through which you'll help us feed baby trees some years from now!

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    We embrace the beauty and challenges of being vulnerable human beings. In our community, vulnerability is cherished, and safety is paramount. This means recognizing and respecting each other's preferences and essential needs. We understand that clear communication and respecting personal boundaries are crucial for nurturing real intimacy and trust within our collective.

    We welcome those who naturally resonate with this ethos—individuals who intuitively adapt their behavior to those around them and expect the same consideration in return. This mutual understanding and adaptability are the cornerstones of our harmonious living.

    ~~~ To ensure you've read our profile, please start your message with the word banana. This small gesture means a lot to us in selecting like-minded individuals for our community. Thank you! ~~~

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    We've excellent fibre (full wifi coverage) basically everywhere on the land.

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    There is a dedicated parking area with wifi, water and electricity available for cars and small/medium-sized (camper)vans.

  • Pode aceitar animais

    Pode aceitar animais

    We can receive guests with *well behaved* dogs, chickens, donkeys, horses and ostriches. 😜 We are not able to accommodate cats 😿, beyond our own.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

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Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 731699599539

Comentário (12)



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: (4.4)

Intercâmbio cultural: (4.2)

Comunicação: (4.1)

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