AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURE

We welcome visitors wishing to take part in any of the activities on the farm from the Alagoa Farm. We especially recommend the harvest time period.
- The Vindima – grape picking for wine, generally in September and October
- Making olive oil at the farm lagar in December and January
- Chestnut collecting in October and November

 

1. MAKE YOUR OWN OIL
In December and January manufactures are olive oil mill in the Quinta D'Alagoa, a artezanal extraction process, through consultation and appointment.

Duration:
150Kg picking olives - 3 Hours

Production of olive oil - 3 Hours

The company provides:
. Equipment for harvesting and transportation of the olive.
. Facilities and clerk of the mill-19H 23H
. Dinner with evidence of oil.
. The oil produced by the group (about 20 liters) - offer worth 100 € - 5 € / liter
Clients should bring:
. Clothing for cold weather, waterproof.
. Field Footwear / rubber boots.


CONDITIONS/ COST

This activity involves a pre-registration, having no associated cost, implying however the full rental of farm: 4 bedrooms and 4 apartments for two noites.The guests can take the oil from a crushing 150 kg of olives, about 20l of oil (corresponding to an OFFER worth 100 €).

 

2. WINE
In the last two weeks of September takes place the harvest of white and red wines, their manufacture by the traditional process - fermentation and treads the winepress.
Guests can participate in all phases of work.

 

3. WILD MUSHROOM PICKING

In autumn and spring after the first rains in the Quinta D'Alagoa variety of mushrooms "Macrolepiota Procera" (farmland), "Boletus edulis (chestnut and oak) and" Contarelus cibarius (pine), among others. We deliver to guests staying spaces Harvest Farms in the Alagoa and Ferradosa.
Training for identification of varieties of wild mushrooms in chestnut, oak and pine can be provided for groups.

 

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