Come and help us to develop our eco cooperative in the mountains of Piedmont, Italia



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We live on a small holding in the mountains of piedmont italia at 1000 m altitude, located in a borgata of 6 houses, 3 km from san damiano macra, the nearest village popn 400, and a further 7 km from dronero, popn 7000, and 30 from cuneo the provincial capital, 100 00 popn, 100 km from Turin , 1 000 000. Surprisingly good public transport links.

    We have various outdoor projects that we are looking for help with.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Elderly Companionship
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    Workawayers will learn what mountain living in piedmont means, we speak english, french, welsh, italian, piedmontesi and occitan, some of our members are musicians and artists, others intellectuals, former university professors in political and ecological economy, we have a small multilingual library, contact with other local residents will be extremely enriching and there is a large amount of cultural events organised in the vicinity

  • Help


    We have two houses, one 125m2 the other 75m2, a 70m2 barn and approx 5000 m2 of cultivable land, and 1000 m2 of woodland available to be exploited. Grangia is a mountain smallholding that we are seeking to develop further as a agritouristic non profit making cooperative.

    Help us develop our eco cooperative in the mountains of Piedmont, Italia. Learn, italian, english, french, welsh, piemontesi or occitano.Aiutaci a sviluppare la nostra cooperativa ecologica sulle montagne del Piemonte. Impara, italiano, inglesi, francesi

    Projets therefore are very varied, from agriculture, to firewood, transformation of our produce for later consumption, communication, and cultural events

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Welsh: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

    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


    Shared bedrooms for 2 to 4 people, 3 bathrooms, 3 kitchens, general living area with television and radio

    Food is collective and visitors will be encouraged to contribute but raw materials will be provided by us free

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This area is known for sustainable tourism, hiking, cycling, horse riding, cross country skiing, snow shoe trekking

  • 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

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 25 hours / week

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Host ref number: 769262166886