Nature, animals, healthy food - learn to make things with your own hands - Big family and farm Sardinia, Italy



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    Hello everyone, I'm Franca! My big family and I live in a countryside and we have a farm to take care to.
    I have 5 sons from 3 to 27 years old (yes, a big difference!) but the older ones are not all week long in home. My partner and me decide to devote our life to the family, taking care of them choosing every day to make everything we can with our own hands. My family and I like to have a real contact with the world around us: with nature, with food, and especially with people.
    We devote time to cultivate vegetables and fruit trees, also to harvest edible wild herbs. We rears a lot of animals, many of them just like pets and others to sustain our family.
    We are waiting for you and for any kind of help you can give us!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • 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

    You can learn our simple way to live, in touch with nature every day, discovering how relaxing and busy at the same time it can be.
    You can learn to satisfy your needs doing things on your own, in a environmentally friendly way and as well how to create earnings from it.
    You can have the pleasure to stay in the Land of Centenarian (one of the 5 Blue Zones of the world: Ogliastra, Sardegna) and learn their secrets and traditions.

  • Help


    We mostly need help in the farm and everything related to it: from building a new houses for animals, to give them food or to milk them! We need help to take care to the garden (for e.g. using biodynamic or synergic agricultural systems) and the various kind of trees we have (typical Mediterranean fruit trees).
    We are also looking for someone to help to take care of external spaces and to create cute areas (for e.g. flower beds, little slivers, creating together new little-big projects).
    We also would have pleasure to know someone passionate to cook: to search new creative recipes using our natural products!
    Whatever is your attitude, you can come to share it with us!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner
    French: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We offer a spacious room with a private bathroom. You can have the access to a separate kitchen (with everything you need) when you (or we) cannot, or just prefer, to eat in a different place.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our farm is situated near a lake (3 min walk) where you can fish. The nearest city is 5km away and 7km only to reach the see and some of most beautiful beaches of our island.
    Mountains around 2000mt are 25km away and nature is the dominant thing in this area: our region "Ogliastra" offer many kinds of sports to practice!

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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