Come and help on our organic farm in Tuscania, Italy

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Organic farm since 1991, distributed in three different places. Cultivation of olive trees, cereals, fodder (13 ha.), Vegetables in open fields and in three large greenhouses (1200 m2), truffles (in a forest of 5 ha. Planted 20 years ago). Aromatic and medicinal plants. Artichokes. One hectar of asparagus plantation. A garden with pergola, lawn and fruit trees. Chickens, turkeys and pigeons for home use. Two horses. A cat and a dog (for searching truffles).

    WE COMMUNICATE in Italian, Danish, English, French,
    Portuguese, Kriolo Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian.
    We, Kirsten and Dario, have worked for years as volunteers in Africa (Guinea Bissau) and we have traveled in and outside of Europe (Asia, Africa, Latin America).
    Kirsten is a doctor and works with acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy, bioresonance.
    We may share the work in the fields (from sowing to harvesting and sale), knowledge in the field of agriculture (and beyond) throughout the year. Dario is also a student of Agriculture.

    We share the housework, because we eat and live together in the same house.
    HOSPITALITY: a guest room with double bed and bathroom, in our wooden house.
    COUPLES ARE WELCOME.
    Cooking and meals are together

    Transport:
    bus station in Tuscania,
    railway trains in Tarquinia, Viterbo and Orte.
    Two bicycles.
    NOTICE: important
    HARVEST OF ASPARAGUS: period from 15 of march until 15 of may.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Farmstay
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The life in the countryside, the agriculture (expecially horticulture), the ancient history (monuments of Tuscian period, Roman, Middleage, Renaissance, Baroc....) the nature (volcanic lakes, hot spings, beaches, mountains, forests...)
    The opportunity to learn italian language.

  • Help

    Help

    We may share the work in the fields (from sowing to harvesting and sale), knowledge in the field of agriculture (and beyond) throughout the year. The time table will be according to the season and to the needs. We can talk about it.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Italian, Danish, English, French, Portuguese, Kriolo Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    HOSPITALITY: a guest room with double bed and bathroom, in our wooden house.
    COUPLES ARE WELCOME.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Transport:
    bus station in Tuscania,
    railway trains in Tarquinia, Viterbo and Orte.
    Two bicycles.
    Many historical and naturalistic sites around here, depending on the volunteers interests.
    Rome is 90 km from Tuscania, the lake 14 km, the sea 25 km, the mountains 30 km, the hot springs 20 km

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 345863322929