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It's the beginning of an adventure for us...
We are trying to become self sufficient by planting some veggies and an orchard... The Olive Grove is the only one productive for now so we need some extra help with it from the early November, alternate with regular maintenance at the gardens, planting, harvesting and weeding if needed. The job runs mainly in the morning and early afternoon. There is then plenty of spare time to enjoy in the surrounding nature chilling around... Speaking of eating! We use to stop for a pleasant launch break in the countryside and then we dine home or hanging out with friends in the evening. Breakfast is enjoyed at home in the morning with coffee, yougurt, muesli, fruit, eggs, bread, butter, honey, and jams but of course, you can ask for your specific dietary preferences if you want to! We'll provide you what you need. At the moment we're eating pretty much veggies and dairy products, just sometimes meat. We need extra help with various tasks, sometimes in the countryside and sometimes home, not on a precise schedule...
What you do not find here? Party life for sure in November! So be aware that is going to be a relaxing and meditational period of your life staying with us! Be aware, it's physical help most of the time, be ready and fit before deciding to join us!
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Lots of food, lots of new friends, the possibility to take a break from stressing city life, the possibility to discover Apulia in a no-peak touristic season maybe... You could also learn more about healthy nutrition and sustainable agriculture, learn Italian directly from an Italian teacher, learn more about meditational yoga (Nonna Giovanna is a Raja Yoga teacher and an ex-school teacher! Take advantage!)
We need help for different tasks, according to the season. Lots of weeding, and new planting, help cooking sometimes, fixing drywalls, painting, pruning or harvesting...
A quiet person who enjoys nature and manual tasks is ideal, definitely, not a party animal but an easy-going and level-headed person! We love good vibes!
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.
We have a private room with a single bed and a double room to share if there are sometimes more workawayers involved. There are 3 bathrooms (you can use that one you'll like more) a kitchenette on the terrace and a kitchen with a fireplace in the living room.
The house is based in Lizzano (Taranto) near to the countryside (5 min driving or 10 biking)
We will provide you a bike to give you the independence to sneak around and we can drive you around to the nearby towns sometimes to discover new places when possible!
Buses are pretty easy to take if you want to travel farther sometimes...
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
The Internet network is stable, we are living in a little town near to the countryside so not off the grid!
This host can provide space for campervans.
maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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