Help us at our farmstay with a variety of projects, like taking care of the olive trees and starting a vegetable garden in Le Marche, Italy



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  • Description


    Last year we, Anja and Celeste, bought a small hamlet (borgo) in Le Marche. We are two Dutch friends and colleagues. We fell immediately in love with the place, which is beautifully situated in the hills, at 15 minutes driving distance from San Severino. It’s in Italian style with a villa, a few smaller houses, a little church, a school, a swimming pool and a workshop for artists. Some buildings ready for us, others in rough construction with room for imagination and building work. In addition we have extensive farmland with olive and walnut trees, a little stream set in wild groves. We are an agriturismo, farm stay, with olive trees and some wild pieces of land that we would like to turn into a food forest. We also want to create a biological vegetable garden. There is still much work to do to turn the place into a biological farm stay. We need people who would like to contribute to this transformation. The work is very rewarding and fulfilling. We provide accommodation and food in return for garden work and small maintenance work.

    The help we ask from volunteers are not business activities

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will stay at the countryside and get a feel for the Italian life-style as well as an international mixture. We have visitors from different countries. We speak several languages and one could benefit from that. One could learn about a vegetarian and eco life style.

  • Help


    At the moment we need somebody who can help with the pruning of the olive trees and fertilising the ground around the trees, cutting the grass etc. Somebody who has knowledge and experience with creating a vegetable garden would be really helpful. And there is always need for a handy man or woman who can do maintenance jobs.

    The help we ask from volunteers are not business activities

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    Greek: Intermediate
    Italian: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    We are very keen in learning to speak Italian.

  • Accommodation


    You will get a private room. Bathroom can be private as well or can be shared with one other person. You can use all the facilities on the premises, including a refreshing dive into the swimming pool.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can go on hikes during your time off. To do sightseeing you will have to rent a car. We can bring you to the station of San Severino if you would like to make a day trip by train. But you can also relax at our place. We have reasonable good internet at the place.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have a wifi connection to work online. We also work on websites and create newsletters with mail chimp and campaign monitor. The internet is ok, not very fast.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a parking lot on our premises where you could stay with your camper.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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