Qta Regadinha

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Qta Regadinha

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  • DescriptionWe are a young couple with some experience on self-sufficient-living that in 2015 got a piece of land close to a small growing community of close friends in a beautiful valley at the highest mountains inside the biggest natural park of our country. We need help on creating a Natural Farm to support our small eco-community!
    Rita is a health-food enthusiast and loves to work with different kinds of art-craft. She likes to explore with Medicinal plants, Fermented food, ways of preserving food and appreciates doing basketry, wool-work and book-binding. Also likes to produce cleaning and hygiene products like natural detergents, soaps and salves. Walking in the nature, singing with friends and doing yoga are some of the other things she enjoys.
    Gonçalo is a nature lover with a passion for Permaculture and Natural Farming. Studied Organic Agronomy and has been practicing it since 2008, with the help of volunteers, interns and apprentices. He enjoys sharing and to make music with friends.
    Unfortunately in 2017 a massive fire went over this beautiful valley but in the same year we were blessed with our first home-birth daughter Dana. Lukcly, in 2020 Rui, Rita's brother, decided to join us to broad is farming knwoledge and improve is carpentry skills. In 2021 we were double blessed with the home birth of our twin sons, Aziz and Arsu.
    Until now, with the help of lots of amazing people we build two yurts, a greenhouse dome (toilet and nursery), recovered a ruin for a kitchen and build a rootcelar with eartbags and a workshop with a greenroof. For the volunteers we build a small kitchen, toilet and shower. Also done a stable for the farm animals with roundwood. Made a vegetable garden with huegel beds a small food forest and planted many trees and bushes. We have the help of a horse,goat, sheep, ducks, chickens and bees to regenerate pasture where we plant trees and shrubs in order to convert it to an poly-crop system. Some small earth works like dams and swalles have also been made in other to extend the already existing ancient irritating system.
  • LocationPortugal, Guarda, Folgosinho

  • Work
  • Type of work Babysitting / Childcare
    Building
    Farmstay
    Gardening
    General maintenance
    Help with eco project
  • Hours per day We need help for around 3 hours/day and 5 days/week.
  • Work requirements: Above 18 years old.
    Commited and responsible.
    Open minded and free spirit!
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: Min 4 weeks
  • Maximum number of helpers: 4
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:Português, English
  • Has pets? 2 Female dogs and 1 Female cat.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: You will have a camping tent with mattress, blankets and shared facilities (kitchen, dry toilet and hot shower).
    Donations for gas and infrastructure maintenance are greatfully accepted.
  • Additional info
  • We sell fresh, fermented and dried vegetables and herbs and eggs.