Experience organic farm life around my farmhouse in Abruzzo, Italy

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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    I lived as an entrepreneur in the tourism sector and the phrase of a film (I don't remember the title) read: "Why buy what nature gives us?" My personal journey took me a few years ago to leave everything and move to a land in the Majella National Park, a highly energetic place with spectacular views of the Mother Mountain, immersed and surrounded by unspoiled and fortunately protected nature. The farmhouse is under renovation and for a short time, for the period of accommodation, I live in a caravan. Here I am realizing my dream: to live without bills and to achieve food supremacy, also in connection with other people in the area with whom we share similar values. In my spare time I walk a lot, exploring these beautiful mountains rich in history and spirituality. By profession I carry out my activity in the woods as a Survival Instructor and Hiking Guide. My goal is to share this way of life to be a healthy testimony that a better world is possible and also depends on our choices. For your simple life experience, Renato awaits you and you are welcome!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Charity Work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Here you can learn how to grow organically, conserve food, build economically and in sustainable way, manage chicken breeding, collect medicinal plants, appreciate simple life as a lifestyle and learn survival techniques during the experiences organized on weekends

  • Help

    Help

    My plan is to finish the renovation of the house, cultivate the vegetable garden and build: a typical Abruzzese stone hut (Tholos) and a tree house to rent to tourists.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Caravan with bathroom and shower, kitchen, double bed and single bed and stove for the winter

    For volunteers there will be a minimum of 3 meals a day. The cooking ingredients are organic

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time there are many hiking trails, hermitages in the mountains, rivers and lakes where you can swim and the opportunity to participate in the weekend Survival Courses

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 572778536276