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



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    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.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • 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

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    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 spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, welsh, french, italian, piedmontesi, occitano

  • 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

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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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