Discovering the small wonders of nature, Italy



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    I am a young farmer, organic farming practice in my farm, situated in the plain of Metaponto, the so-called Magna Grecia civilization scene of a ' the fifth century. BC, in fact my buildings and my fields are made ​​of the archaeological finds. Here with the help of my family cultivation and processing plants of various kinds from fruits to vegetables.

    sono un giovane agricoltore, pratico agricoltura biologica nella mia azienda agricola ,situata nella pianura del metapontino ,nella cosiddetta magna grecia teatro di una civilta' vissuta qui nel V sec. a.C.,infatti sotto i miei fabbricati e nei mie campi sono stati fatti dei ritrovamenti archeologici. Qui con la collaborazione dei mie familiari coltiviamo e trasformiamo piante di vario genere dalla frutta agli ortaggi.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    On the farm have concerned mainly the cultivation and processing of medicinal and aromatic plants, planting, irrigation, weed control, harvesting and drying, etc. .. but not only grow olives for oil, fodder for livestock feed, vegetables and fruits in season, maintenance of the garden surrounding the houses, maintenance of premises, and much more for those who live in the country the weather is never too there is always something to do odd jobs to excursions from the craft with wood for example.
    le attività praticate nella fattoria riguardano soprattutto la coltivazione e trasformazione di piante aromatiche ed officinali, trapianto,irrigazione,controllo delle erbacce, raccolta ed essiccazione,ecc.. ma non solo coltiviamo olive da olio , foraggi per l'alimentazione del bestiame, ortaggi e frutta di stagione ,manutenzione del giardino circostante le case rurali, manutenzione dei locali ,e tanto altro ancora ,per chi vive in campagna il tempo non è mai troppo si trova sempre qualcosa da fare dalle escursioni ai lavoretti artigianali con il legno ad esempio.
    activities practiced

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    l'invito è rivolto a persone che amano il contatto con la natura , vogliono imparare a curare piante in tutte le loro fasi , possibilità di osservare piccoli animali allevati per hobby nella mia fattoria , come conigli, galline, pecore,oche ecc..

    the invitation is addressed to people who love contact with nature, want to learn to take care of plants in all stages, ability to observe small animals raised on my farm as a hobby, such as rabbits, chickens, sheep, geese, etc. ..

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    in his spare time you can 'reach the sea that still has wonderful sandy beaches where the natural activity' man did not spoil the harmony between man and nature, is about 3 km from the center business opportunity 'to reach it by bike; visit the museums of civilization 'Greek located in neighboring countries to about 10 -15 miles, etc. ..
    for those coming by car we are right along the SS 106 Jonica km to 440, by train or bus will be 'easier to reach the station then they Metaponto''ll be there 'I am waiting for you.

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    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

Host ref number: 468234245964