Come and help on a farm with a wonderful landscape with a vision of efficient self-sustainability in Emilia–Romagna, Italy

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Italy

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    01/11/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    New on workaway, though we have a long succesful experience hosting helpers.

    The farm was born in 2011 with a vision of efficient self sustainability. A permaculture project was started few years ago. We are located in what Ernest Hemingway called "the most beautiful valley in the world": the Trebbia valley. We produce lavender and derivatives (mainly essential oil). We host horses for customers and have our own for rides and trekking.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are on a top of a hill at 600 meters above sea level with a wonderful landscape. The nearest village with shops and bars is far 9km. Helpers during their free time can walk and go up and mountains or down to the river where is possible do swim. Experienced horse riders can free ride horses.

    In order to live a real help exchange experience we kindly ask helpers to stay minimum TWO WEEKS.
    Language spoken in the farm among helpers: English

  • Help

    Help

    May will be the period for the maintenance of horse paddocks and other facilities in order to be prepared for the next season. Gardening and clean woods and collect firewood.
    July and August the help will be mainly for harvesting lavender. We'll organize in our farm some event and farm appetizer.
    Helpers who are esperienced riders can train and fit horses in the free time.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, italian

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A room with two (or more) beds for helpers is the accommodation. Fire stove for the cold season.

    Usually helpers are eating with hosts which are cooking mainly Italian food. Though we mostly eat vegetarian food we are not vegetarian. Anyway vegetarians never had problems eating with us. We just ask to be a little flexible. When helpers would like to cook their own typical dishes this is always appreciated.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nearest airport: Milano
    Nearest train station: Piacenza
    From Piacenza there are some Buses for Travo village (45 mins). At Travo I will pick workawayers up with my car.

  • 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

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