We are among the Sierra Montemuro and the Douro River , landscape heritage site recognized by UNESCO.
We are one agro-forest organic farm with 10 ha fenced since 80s in a quiet and green environment.
We have a great variety of fruits trees (apples, pears, plums, figs, kiwis, persimmons, Damascus, quinces, grapes,pomegranate, mandarins, oranges), lemons, olives, blackcurrants, elder berries, strawberries, red araça, raspberry, blackberries, hazelnuts, chestnuts, chestnuts , aromatic and medicinal plants, farm animals, honeybees, domestic and wild mushrooms and a lot of edible plants.
We make jams and liquor from some of our fruits and herbs, and also collect honey.
We preserve the flora and fauna of the region , allowing refuge and protection for a variety of species, so we have some wild animals around and good biodiversity of plants and fungi.
In general we need help cleaning the land, water tanks, take care of the trees, garden and the aromatic and medicinal plants. harvests fruits, preparing wood for the winter, repairing and maintaining fences and gates. You're welcome to help in several tasks, depending on what is required at the moment.
We have a shared house for WWOOFers (2 bedrooms (4 beds), 2 bathrooms (shower with hot water), living room and rustic kitchen with gas stove for cooking and or with wood. Has no electric light and no internet.
We need woofers that stay for a minimum around two weeks.
We can accept proposals/projects about Self-Sustaining Life, Conscious Community, Hollistic Agriculture, Eco-Building.
We celebrate life in a daily basis
We do not provide insurance, so be self-responsibe
Feel free to write us anytime
When can you visit Quinta de Bouças?