Help with organic farming in Antella, Italy

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  • Last activity: 21 Jul 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    My family is made up of 4 persons: Maurizio, Isabella,Sofia and Nicola. Maurizio and Isabella were teachers now retired, Sofia is 29 years old and lives in Florence to work, but sometimes comes in the country , Nicola is 24 years old and he finished his university studies last year.The place is organized according to the principles of Permaculture: the growing structures are permanent (risen beds) and the production is organic and according to synergic agriculture.
    We prefer foreign people with a basic knowledge of italian

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    Italian language, traditions and culture of Tuscany region and how to cook italian dishes!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Springtime/summer: help in organic farming like to sow, to pick up vegetables, to plant and to clean the soil
    September/October: cut and pile up the wood for the winter season
    October/November: olive harvest

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    a large room in our house for one person only

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Antella is a village in the municipality of Bagno a Ripoli, Florence south.In the village there are cafès, some shops, a supermarket, the farmacy and three banks. From Antella it is possible to reach the city of Florence by bus in about 35 minutes .Our house is a part of an old farm where 3 other families also live, The house is placed in a very green area , sorrounded by wood and crossed by a little stream.

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 773299764636

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