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--CURRENTLY: in addition to the help on the farm, we look for a preferably a girl who can HELP WITH CHILDREN--
Looking for a person with a great soul and an open mind to share our dream: bring back to life our great home and the land that surrounds it, abandoned for many years, to create a magical and uncontaminated place with garden and animals that can give serenity to those that they visit it.
Hi! We are Antonio and Luisa with our young children (5 years and 2 years). We are "Neo-rural": we left the city and accost our professions as Journalist and Pedagogist to grow ourself and our children in the countryside, allowing them to discover nature and benefit from it.
We are working for food subsistence.
We love art, literature and music. But not only. We are passionate about old stories and antiques.
We respect older people and we believe that they are the greatest cultural value.
We are part of nature and we live respecting it and taking care of it.
We live in an ancient and large house that is located above a small and picturesque forest, in the hills. We have the vegetable garden (biodynamic and natural cultivated), fruit trees, many of which are wild, as well as two sweets French horses.
Our property is located in the countryside on the edge of the historic center of a very nice country, cared for and inhabited by sunny and kind people. It is located between Langhe, Roero and Monferrato: a few km from Asti and Alba (famous for wine and truffle).
There is no traffic and in addition to the church, the bar and the library, there are many streets of dirt for walks and some impressive houses of architectural value to be admired.
Our days are dynamic and we spend a lot of time in our house-farm, working hard but trying to respect our biological rhythms and above all giving space to the child needs of our children and accompanying them towards a harmonious development.
We often host friends at home with whom we carry out various cultural projects and some related to Waldorf pedagogy for our children. For them we know how to prepare excellent vegetarian and gluten-free dishes to spend pleasant evenings with friends.
Babysitting / child care
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
We offer solar and cultural environment, healthy food (from our garden or produced with organic / biodynamic methods) and respect for the whole person.
We can teach you the Italian language (we are graduates and we have already done it successfully for other travelers) and we would do it with pleasure.
You can speak English (we also like to improve our language skills) or Italian.
You will have free time every day to travel (with 10 minutes of autubus you get to the train station that leads throughout Italy) or to practice your hobbies.
You can take long walks in nature and in neighboring villages.
If you know Italian or you want to improve it, you can take advantage of our private library.
We are looking for two happy, easy-going, reliable people who obviously love children and animals.
For our work organization, it is hard that we can accept couple, but we prefer two person independent.
- A person who helps Antonio to collaborate in land management and the agricultural / cultural project in a flexible way:
Daily work with horses,
Antique wood restoration.
Preparation of the earth for the new winter garden.
- A person who helps (collaborates) Luisa in managing the home and caring for children in a flexible way:
Children's entertainment with painting, music, outdoor games
Conservation of garden products (jams, canned tomatoes ..),
If you are a teacher or you have real experience in childcare is better and most importantly play with children and make they lives as much fun as possible!
If you want to take care of children and some outdoor work, you can! We evaluate proposed!
You will be hosted in a large room all for you with relaxing and panoramic view, on the top floor of our house: a suggestive room with antique frescoes.
You can travel by bus to go to: Alba, Asti and "Langhe Roero Monferrato" hills
You can travel by train to go to: Alessandria, Turin, Milan, Genova, Bologna/Florence
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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