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Castelo Branco
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 28603
Country: Portugal

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Last Updated: July 19, 2019

Urgent: WE ARE PREGNANT, expecting our fifth child so there is a lot of building and preparation to be do and we also urgently need some quality time as a family, holiday or short trips and we are looking for someone to hold the space for a few days (or longer if fitting) on their own. This includes mainly to goaty-sit, milk and operate the sprinklers.
As well as someone that would like to be here with us and do some herding for about 4 hours per day.

This is the home of a young family. We are striving towards sustainable living in harmony with the cycles of nature. We are also a platform for arts, workshops and community projects.

We like to welcome energetic people of all ages and experience levels to live and work with our family to establish a healthy, sustainable and creative place for our children to grow up in.

We are gardening and caring for a little herd of goats, there are natural building projects where we can teach stone and clay building techniques and would be happy for some more carpentry expertise or simply two more strong and willing hands.

If you are ambitious and want to use our space as a platform for creation, learning, teaching of any sort please do also contact us and share your ideas!

What to bring:
- Tent, sleeping bag, head light and rain proof clothes.
- If another arrangement for accommodation is needed please let us know.

What's going on right now:

- Spring 2019: Goatie milking season, cheese making, cob work ontheinside and outside of the Roundhouse, cob work outside of the bedroom annex, fencing a closed pasturearea for the goats, planting summer crop.

- Winter 2019: Closing and flooring the Roundhouse and creating kitchen infrastructure, adding a pantry (roof and base construction), spring beds mulching and seeding a nursery summer crop and installing watering systems (sprinklers and drip lines).

- Autumn2018: Olive harvest! Also, Building a showerand improving the stables.

- Spring/Summer 2018: Building an annex to the house and developing an integral "Zone One" including garden, orchard and animals.

- Summer 2017: Regardless if you have previous experience with any natural building or if you are just very motivated to learn, join our group effort to create some beautiful structures this summer working with clay, straw, stone and timber.

We have English, German, Hebrew and Portuguese speakers around. So choose the language of your preference. :)

reviews (1)
Helper: Cristian and Anna Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Chile Date: January 7, 2016
We feel very very grateful to have been visiting Adagatiya. Sarah, the proje... view complete review

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