We are a family with 3 children, on the way to live our dream of food self- sufficiency. We are living in the middle of Langhe, a Natural Heritage of UNESCO.
With us are living 2 geese, some roosters and hens, 2 donkeys, 4 sheep, 2 cats and 3 dogs. Our hose is surrounded by a beautiful and authentic nature.
We are cultivating a little garden with aromatic herbs, some swails with vegetables and we are taking care of many fruit trees.
What we are harvesting will be transformed in many types of preserves.
At the present moment we are producing mainly for self-consumption.
Helping hours are to be agreed, ususally about 3 hours per day.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Help with Computers/ Internet
We speak Italian and German and can teach you this languages. If you are interested you can spend time with our animals and get to know how a permaculture farm is runed. And we can show you how to beak bread, cakes, pizza, how to make pasta, ravioli and so on. We have a woodworking workshop and would be happy to teach you about woodworking.
We ask you to help us on the daily farmwork for about 15 hours a week. (3 hours a day/5 days a week). Work will may include (according to what you are interested in) play with the kids, helping with the animals, harvest, woodworking, DIY projects around the house, write texts for our website, take professional pictures, make a short presentation video, decorate walls.... In exchange we will provide you with a free accommodation. Normaly we do not share all the meals with volonteers but everybody coocks for them self. Of course we eat togheter from time to time :-).
I would love to learn new recepies from your country.
This host offers a language exchange
It would be nice if you could teach our children your language. The children are 9, 7 and 3 years old, speak German and Italien and already understand a little bit of English.
We provide a fully equipped caravan with 1 large bed and 3 beds for children and the possibility to built up one more large bed.
There are 2 tables, an oven for wood burning, there is hot water, a compost toilet and there is a shower in the house.
The other option is a private room. Kitchen and bathroom are to be shared with other guests.
Alternatively you may bring your own camper or your tent.
We cannot be reached by public transport, but we can come to pick you up in Alba if you are travelling without a car.
We will be happy to welcome single people as well as couples or families with children. It is not possible to bring dogs.
It’s possible to visit the bigger cities around like Savona, Torino, Alba by bus, but it’s much easier if you bring your own car or rent one. Around us you have the possibility to go hiking or swimming in the river or make bike tours.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
I work as freelancer as well and we can provide you with stable wlan for normal digital work for about 15 Euro a month. Just contact us if you have special requires for your work.
You can park your car, caravan or camper in front of our house. If you have a tent you can chose your favourite space to place it. Please contact us, if you have a big caravan or camper, so we can check if we have enough space. There is are a kitchen and bathroom you can use together with other guests. And you about 1,5 km form our house you can empty your chemical toilet.
More than two
Maximal 3-4 Stunden am Tag, 5 Tage die Woche
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