My name is LIVIA , i live in TETTI di DRONERO that is a small and very quiet village in VALLE MAIRA, Piedmot, Italy. Married,have a boy 17. I grow apples according the permaculture, and produce apple juice. We can accomodate you in a comfortable house, next to ours. I make bread in old oven and am a good cook.
VALLE MAIRA is very full of natural beauty, a wild Valley yet, a little inhabited, ideal for trekking( 177 km of paths and some high mountains 3000 mt tall) biking or motor biking, you can also visit many interesting nearby places( SALUZZO; CUNEO, ALBA. Torino.France)
Help around the house
You could learn something about permaculture, Know a nice and clean place, learn about apple juice, live an experience with an Italian family, know our life, culture, habits, food, sharing some moments of work and life.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
I need help with picking apples in the orchard ,making apple juice in the lab (raise the apple boxes, wash the apples in a tub) helping in the house. Our Orchard isn't very big and not far from house The required period is approx from the last week of September to the first week of November. I speak Italian, French very well; my husband and son speak english sufficiently and understand a bit French.
we can accomodate you in an apartment next to our home made of a kitchen, 2 rooms with one bath.two double beds, heating. Breakfast in this house( we give you coffee, tea, bread, honey, eggs); lunch in the shed were the apples will be brought and the Juice will produced( sandwiches, beverages, omelettes, fruits etc); we'll eat at home for dinner( we have a very good flesh, vegetables and a rich culinary tradition. We'll have dinner together to know each other better and exchange experiences.
Helpers can reach Tetti di Dronero, by bus from Cuneo( 30 minutes). Trains from Turin to Cuneo every hour. In your time off you can visit the Valle Maira( many small beautiful village and many paths in the nature around our home,)Saluzzo, Cuneo ( market on tuesday ) .
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 25 hours a week