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Permaculture project Itamonte, Brazil

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4 reviews4

Reconnect with nature & learn about biobuilding in the mountains

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Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

5h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

The idea is to biobuilding a small and inexpensive house with recycled materials from the region, such as pallets, eucalyptus, cob and grass and a agrofloresty. This will be a way of learning by doing and if we are successful we intend to turn all this knowledge into a do it yourself manual to distribute for free to people in the region who have lost the wisdom of building houses with cob. As well to plant seeds and seedlings inside the forest.

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Requirements

  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
Stay at least
1 week

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4 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Permaculture project

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

1 Developing social awareness

1 Developing environmental awareness

1 Meeting locals

1 Learning about sustainability

1 Creating true social impact

1 Practicing English

Netherlands

5

There are loads of things to do, not one day is the same. It's great to tag along to meet the neighbours and enjoy the surrounding nature and the site is beautiful.

about 1 year ago

Brazil

5

Foi minha segunda experiência na plataforma e não poderia ter sido melhor!! Aprendi sobre tantas coisas com o Alê: permacultura, empreendedorismo, autoconhecimento, camping e também a ter mais senso crítico sobre as coisas no geral, mas principalmente na sustentabilidade!! Ale consome majoritariamente produtos orgânicos e da vizinhança, muito delícia!! Transplantamos várias mudas que estão quase na hora de plantar no terreno que ele está agroflorestando e começando a construir, então temos muito para contribuir!! Agradeço demais pela oportunidade e por todas as trocas!! Abraço 🌙

4 months ago

Brazil

5

A minha experiência no Sítio Passarin foi maravilhosa. O Palmas é um ótimo anfitrião: nos recebe bem, é gentil, leva para conhecer as riquezas da região (das 2 semanas que estive por lá, ao menos 1 foi de chuva todos os dias... então ele se preocupou em acompanhar a previsão do tempo e tirarmos um dia de folga para conhecer e aproveitar uma caminhada e cachoeira antes das chuvas começarem... 🙏🏽❤️ ), apresentou-me pessoas da vizinhança, compartilhou saberes, dividiu tarefas... Eu recomendo a todes que desejam experienciar a construção de uma vida compartilhada, de mais equilíbrio com o meio.

11 months ago

Brazil

5

Fomos muito bem recebidas e passamos ótimos momentos na casa do Palmas.
Pudemos escolher nosso quarto, onde as camas eram confortáveis e a vista linda. As refeições eram feitas em união e todos os dias tivemos acesso à comida saudável, fresca e variada. Escolhíamos juntos o que preparar. O trabalho sempre era seguido por uma tarde bem aproveitada, com trilhas, cachoeiras, observação da fauna e da flora local e longas conversas enriquecedoras. Aprendemos algumas técnicas de plantio, conhecemos novas espécies e fomos introduzidas às etapas do projeto da biocasa - um sonho lindo.

12 months ago

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