Land preparation Reforestation Carob and Arbutus trees

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The experience

Preparação do solo em curvas de nível para o plantio de árvores, limpeza de matos com roçadeira, poda manual e mecânica e abate de árvores . Soil preparation on contour lines for tree planting, clearing bushes with brush-cutter, pruning manually and machine and felling trees.

What you offer

25 hours of help 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

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate English or Beginner Portuguese

Between 20 and 46 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Soil preparation on contour lines for tree planting, clearing bushes with brushcutter, pruning and felling trees.

Activities & Shift

Preparation of the land for planting trees, working in the fields, planting vegetables, picking fruits, cork harvest, clearing land for crops, cutting bushes and trees manually or with mechanical methods, garden design
, planting trees, cutting wood, hand pruning trees, making essential oils etc.
Building basic infrastructures, road acesses, water infrastructures
, laying water pipes
, diverse construction works including, dry stone walls, rammed earth (Taipa) constructions, carpenter works, building and restoring roofs , mechanic works, cooking and everything that's needed to get done in the farm.


Daily work 5 hours, 5 days week. After that you are free to do what you want.
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