Quinta Regadinha
Quinta Regadinha
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Commenced:
01/07/2015
Submitted:
03/06/2016
Last updated:
13/04/2019
Location:
Aldinhas, Figueiró da Serra, Gouveia, Guarda, PT
Phone:
916306300
Website:
https://quintaregadinha.wixsite.com/naturalfarm
Climate zone:
Mediterranean





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João Gonçalves Mari Korhonen
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Quinta Regadinha

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Rural, Commercial, Intentional Communities, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Once upon a time there was a small community reviving in a hidden valley at the biggest natural park in the highest mountain of Portugal ...

Project Description

We are a young couple with some experience on self-sufficient-living that in 2015 got a piece of land close to a small growing community of close friends in a beautiful valley at the highest mountains inside the biggest natural park of our country. We need help on creating a Natural Farm to support our small eco-community! Rita (33) is a health-food enthusiast and loves to work with different kinds of art-craft. She likes to explore with Medicinal plants, Fermented food, ways of preserving food and appreciates doing basketry, wool-work and book-binding. Also likes to produce cleaning and hygiene products like natural detergents, soaps and salves. Walking in the nature, singing with friends and doing yoga are some of the other things she enjoys. Gonçalo (38) is a nature lover with a passion for Permaculture and Natural Farming. Studied Organic Agronomy and has been practicing it since 2008, with the help of volunteers, interns and apprentices. He enjoys sharing and to make music with his friends. Until now, we built two yurts for living, a dome for greenhouse (toilet and nursery), recovered a ruin for storage and workshop, built a stable for the farm animals and a round-house with reciprocal roof to shelter people with our own chestnut roundwood. Made also a vegetable garden with huegel beds and a small food forest. We have the help of a horse,goats, sheep and chickens to regenerate pasture where we plant trees and shrubs in order to convert it to an poly-crop system. Unfortunately in 2017 a massive fire went over this beautiful valley but in the same year we were blessed with our first home-birth daughter Dana. With us lives also a young female dog, Romã, and Mimi, the sweet cat, with her 2 sons, Benjamin and Simba.

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