Help on a children's farm in the middle of Padana Plain, Northern Italy

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  • Last activity: 09/02/2023



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    Our farm is located in the middle of Padana Plain, in the Northern Italy. It's very close to the rivers Po and Oglio and to the cities of Mantova and Sabbioneta. It is also about 45 minutes away from Verona and Garda lake.
    Our family has been conducting the farm for more than one hundred years.
    In the last 25 years we have been focusing on educational activities for children during Spring and Autumn.
    It's a small family now but there are still a lot of nice things to do, such as maintaining the farm and the vineyard, feeding the animals, and helping the family with the vegetable garden.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Elderly Companionship
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • 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
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Unfortunately we speak a little English but we speak Italian official, a bit of French and some rusty German.
    We require you to speak at least some basic Italian in order to be able to communicate with all the family members.

  • Help


    At our farm you can help with our vegetable garden, feeding our animals , chickens and rabbits and with the general maintenance of the farm.

    We can host up to one people and we provide free food and accommodation. We can't guarantee cooking every meal for you but we are happy to give you food to prepare in your own kitchen.s

    At the moment we are looking for one who is able to stay at least one month and help with chores in the house.
    We require that you speak or are willing to learn Italian.

    It would be ideal if you have your own vehicle so that you are free to explore the area during time off, but it's not a requirement.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Italian: Fluent
    French: Intermediate
    German: Beginner
    English: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    Desideriamo imparare inglese

  • Accommodation


    You'll have your own room with bathroom in an independent flat with hot showers, kitchen, living room. WiFi is available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Within 15km there are the UNESCO world Heritage cities of Mantova and Sabbioneta, while other places such as Verona, Lago di Garda, Cremona and Parma or Ferrara are not far. The landscape is very flat and there are lots of low-traffic roads so it's ideal for visiting the area by bike. Some of our guests even did day trips to the Garda lake by bike!

  • 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

    We have plenty of space, with electricity outlets and water faucets easily accessible.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    4/5 hours/day, 5 days/week maximum

Host ref number: 581889962211

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