Stay at our family owned farm in Tuscany and learn about farming, nutrition and music while helping on our land and garden, Italy



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    We own a small and yet complete organic family farm on a hill in Tuscany, right in the center of Italy. Among our products there is a fine Merlot wine, olive oil, a vegetable garden and eggs from our chickens.

    Andro is also a musician and writer and Marina is a doctor specialized in acupuncture and nutrition.
    Works here are of course seasonal and they vary with the needs of the time. There is
    a lot to learn and some skills and experience are welcome.

    We have been living here since a long time -well over twenty years- and are now in the process of
    redifining our reach (property is very large) and redesigning our
    projects so they are not overwhelming. You will not be overworked!

    We welcome individuals, couples or small groups.

    In time you can begin to feel that you are living within the very landscapes that Leonardo, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Raffaello looked upon every day of their lives and portrayed in many of their paintings.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Hilfe mit Computer /Internet

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We can teach Italian. Marina is a doctor and a nutritionist, she can be a precious source of information. She is also an excellent and trained cook, so something can be learnt in that field too. Andro can teach how to create etchings, from the engraving of the plate to the printing process. Also him being a musician some guitar tricks can be forwarded. Both Marina and Andro have university and classical education, therefore History and Art can be discussed.

    Andro can teach how to build a house, from foundation to roof, and is a good stone mason.
    Living in this beautiful and generous Land we have the opportunity of Learning in practical areas, and also in the spiritual field.

    Sharing our information about a balanced relationship with our Land and all the Beings is our long term dedication and source of joy.

  • Projekte mit Kindern

    Projekte mit Kindern

    Dieses Projekt schließt möglicherweise den Umgang mit Kindern ein. Mehr Informationen findest du in unseren Verhaltensregeln und Tipps hier.

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    The experience of true and balanced survival in the country is deep and manyfold. Most farming activities are medium-long term processes, such as, for instance, the wine making or the olive and fruit orchard care. Each step though is interesting in itself: pruning an olive tree is an art, and also transforming grapes into wine is no joke.

    There is a vegetable garden that needs tending. Flower garden also likes to be cared for, sometimes. We also clean our woods for winter heating necessity. We use some tools that we can teach how to handle: bush cutters, hand tools, etc. You won't be expected to use engines you don't feel comfortable with.

    The dirt road leading to the house needs at times some attention too.

    We use Mac computers and programs like Logic X and Sibelius for Andro's music, and expertise in that direction is welcome.

    When fruit jams are being prepared for the winter, some help might be asked for.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend
    Französisch: Fließend
    Italienisch: Fließend

  • Unterkunft


    Single room with personal bathroom if alone, or shared room if more than one.
    Meals together.
    Cleaning of the personal rooms is expected.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    If you don't have personal means of transportation (which is recommended) you'll depend upon our trips to town, 16km=25 min drive away. We don't go there every day. From the railway station: Firenze (1 hour) Roma (2 hours), Arezzo (30 minutes) Cortona (30 minutes). Interesting walks on the surrounding hills. On the premises there is a well provided library in English.
    Very relaxing, quiet and peaceful: we like to keep it that way.
    No smoking in rooms, no open fires.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

  • ...


    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Korrekte Angaben im Profil: (4.9)

Kultureller Austausch: (5.0)

Kommunikation: (5.0)

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 192228327647