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Host AG079

We are a young German family, grown up in Portugal, creating our own Paradise in the south of the country since 2008, when we started to build our wooden house, planted 6400 medronho and cork trees, and built a second lake on our property. It is a quiet place surrounded by 12 ha of medronho and cork trees growing on biological way with two lakes for swimming, watering and using water.There is another really big lake that you can reach by bicycle 4km from our place.
We have chickens and pigs for meat and eggs. We grow some biological vegetables but we need help to do more.We are building a big 8 edge wooden house and have many other projects to do.

Accommodation: furnished bus with 25qm, a caravan, and places with running water and electricity for tents and caravans .

Works to do: feed animals,fire prevention, planting, seeding, cutting, weeding trees and other plants, pick up medronho fruits, maintenance and expansion from automatic irrigation,cooking, babysitting,build natural stone walls If you are experienced in carpentry, or mechanics, we need help for the big 8 edge wooden house, different shade buildings, animal fences and maintenance from our old tractor digger and trailer.

We provide, Accommodation, 3 meals a day (fruits and drinks all the time), running and drinking water, electricity, compost toilet, internet, opportunity to be creative, transport to nice places on weekend.

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Host information
Region
Algarve
Area
12ha
Animals
dogs,cat,Guineapiggs,pigs,chickens
Languages
Portugueese German English little bit of French and Spanish
Diet
Providing you tell us in advance we'll do our best to accommodate.
Ecological
75%
Preferred length of stay
Longer stay encourages but minimum 3 weeks
We grow and collect seeds for our own use
Yes
We produce renewable energy (wind, sun, etc)
Yes