Help us in our farmhouse, with gardening or animals and exchange cultures near Tortona, Italy

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  • Last activity: 29 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    Hi, I am Massimiliano and I live together with my two business partners and
    friends Mirko and Lorella. Our dog Haka, and our cats Vicent - Pina
    - Anonymous live with us in a beautiful location up in the hills in the
    north of Italy, surrounded by nature and vineyards.
    We live with what we produce by looking after some animals
    (chickens and two bulls, Rosso and Nero) our vegetable patch (in
    rehabilitation now), our wineyards and our natural wines.

    This is a special place and we are introducing special and new

    For example, we are now creating now a new area for training the
    behavior of the animals, as Mirko is an expert.

    Here is very peaceful here and isolated, although we are only few
    minutes away from the nearest village and less than 1hour drive
    from Milan.
    We enjoy life away from the hectic routine and we have fun by
    playing music and cook many different dishes.
    I am a keen cook and I like to experiment new recipes, drink good
    wine and admire wonderful sunsets.
    We also host people in a detached house that we have on the
    property. We cook and eat with them and exchange ideas, thoughts
    and laughs.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are very open to any culture, religion and beliefs. From our travels we have learn how beautiful are differences and how much you can learn from people who live differently from us.
    We live in an amazing area although we come from other parts of Italy.
    We love our origins and we are proud to let people discover our workd and our roots.
    We have also embraced the traditions of the place where we live so,who comes here will have a full immersion of what is the Italian life style, together with some internationalisation 😁
    We like to go out for pizza or karaoke night and meet up with friends or go for a walk and swim in the river.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We would like to have helpers here first of all for cultural exchange, we both have travel extensively and now that we are here we would like to bring a bit of the outside world in our environment.
    The help that we require would be the one that we do day by day: looking after the animals, the family vegetables patch and gardening, cleaning.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Italian: Fluent
    Thai: Fluent
    English: Intermediate
    Spanish: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We have a big farm house. Workawayers will have their room under the same roof as us.
    We will share the common areas, we always eat together to but we respect the space of each other.
    There is also plenty of outside space, a big gazebo with sofas where to chill, a music/relax room with many books in different language, available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Helpers can always rely on us for anything they may need.
    Since there is no public transport around our property, we are more than available to drop them to the nearest town where the train station is or just to the supermarket or seeing sight around.
    We live in harmony with nature.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 322226581715

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