Help with horses and growing organic vegetables in Cavedine, a small village in Trentino, north Italy

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello everyone! We are an Italian family of 4 people, dad, mum and two children of 25 and 20 years old. We have a farm with horses, one dog and two cats and 70 chickens. We live in Cavedine, a small village located in the country side between the city of Trento and Garda lake. We are an active family, dealing with different activities: mum works in the office in Trento, Andrea ,Giulia and dad work in the farm, raising and training horses, and organising riding tours. We try to keep horses in a natural way, all together in a herd. Furthermore, we train them using natural techniques: communication, respect and leadership allow to establish a friendly relationship with the horses.
    We also deal with organic agriculture: vegetables, patatos, corn, eggs. Giulia speaks Italian, German and English, whereas dad and mum only Italian. We are open-minded, friendly and interested in discovering new cultures and way of living. We are vegetarians, but we also cook vegan! We love experimenting different recipies with vegetables! We would like to share with you our love for nature and our philosophy of life! Join us and and experience the country life!
    We look for highly motivated people that are not afraid of hard work and of getting the hands dirty! 😉
    WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE THAT CAN STAY BY US FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER, at least three months!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers will have the opportunity to discover the Italian culture, and learning how to deal with horses and training them in a natural way. Moreover you can ride.

  • Help

    Help

    We need help with horses.
    We need help in growing organic vegetables.
    In summer we also would like to have someone supporting us in the kitchen, because we have to cook for many people.
    We also would like to improve our language skills, especially English and German.

    WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE THAT CAN STAY BY US FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER, at least three months and help us with the activities at the RANCH!

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Independent single or double room with bathroom. In summer you have to share the bedroom with other workers. We live in the centre of the village, whereas the farm is above the village, all surrounded by nature. In summer we eat lunch and dinner at the farm. We sleep at home.
    Though public transport you can reach easily the main city of the region.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in Valle dei Laghi (Lake Valley) 25 km far away from Trento and Riva del Garda. This valley has 7 lakes, there are a lot of biking paths, climbing routs, and horse riding tracks.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week (max 25 hours/week)

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