Relax and work time in a little farm located in Parma's countryside - Emilia Romagna - Italy



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  • Description


    We are Elisa (44) and Carlo (51) married since 2002. We are running a little farm in a beautiful landscape of Boschi di Carrega Park. The famous city of Parma is just 17km away from our home. Elisa is also a professional Yoga Teacher and Donkey Pet Therapist. Carlo is managing hiking with donkeys inside the Park as well as via Francigena (ancient Pilgrim route to Rome). In any case we expect from you a real mental health, reliability, maturity and Independence. Veg friends are welcome. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in our premises

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • 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

    We live inside a beautiful Regional Park few kms from Parma which is famous for good food and sightseen. Parma is also well covered with train network towards the most importan Italian cities. Travellers can learn about genuine Italian hospitality and enjoying a unique children summer camp. It is also possible to attend free yoga lesson once a week, since we are also certified yoga teacher

  • Help


    We are a No Profit organisation running a little farm with 4 donkeys, 2 goats, 1 lamb, dogs and cats. We need support in looking after animals, general house keeping and teaching english to children attending summer camp

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Accomodation in country room with bathroom

    We will cook vegetarian food which is purchased at the local supermarket. Our idea is to cook and eat together in our kitchen. Of course we will be happy in case guest can also cook for all of us.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our location is ideal for hiking, cycling. A public swimming pool is available 5 km from our home. Parma central station can be reached by public bus or train so to travel towards the most beautiful italian cities

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 711349681156