Help us and try an experience a typical family farmhouse with olive trees near Florence, Italy

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Italy

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family's farmstay on a hill near Florence. Our main plantation is olive trees from which we produce extra virgin olive oil for personal use
    but we have also: some grapevines, a few figs, a few pear trees, a few plum trees, blackberries and we have a vegetable garden.
    With the grapevines we make a red wine, typical of Chianti zone, with other fruits we produce jam.
    On a farm everyday there is always something to do and to learn.
    We asking an help for every stuff, in general we make every things only for the family and a few friends

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can meet new people and live on a tuscany farm. You can learn something about the oil and wine production.
    During the free time you can walk on the trails in the wood and you can arrive to the small monastery or to the nearby village,
    you can visit the Villa Bellosguardo or you can go to the Renai lake where you can sail with a small boat.

  • Help

    Help

    The main help-works are on the field of olive trees, how: pruning, cleaning the field, picking olives,
    the same jobs are necessary for the grapevines. Other helps are: in the different steps of wine production and in the wine cellar, in the vegetable garden and in general for the garden and for the house.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Italian, English B1, I understand elementary Spanish and France but I don't speak

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The accomodation is a room inside the house with: bed, table with chair and wardrobe.

    We like the phylosophy of workaway: food for work.
    we give you the main meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Inside the house there are: two kitchens, a living room, 3 bathrooms, our rooms and the wine cellar.
    Around the house there is the garden with many flowers, some citrus trees.
    We have two dogs: Pluto and Margot; I hope you don't have any problems with dogs.
    The house is on the top of the hill and the sight is really fascinating because one can see the nearby hills and villages,
    the tuscany Appenniens and the valley of Florence and Pistoia.
    During the free time you can walk on the trails in the wood and you can arrive to the small monastery or to the nearby village,
    you can visit the Villa Bellosguardo or you can go to the Renai lake where you can sail with a small boat.
    Otherways, not so far (about 3 km) there are bus and train stations and in 15 min you can arrive at Florence or at Empoli and in 45 min arrive at Pisa or Pistoia.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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