Sustainable and Organic Farm designed in Permaculture, Italy



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  • Description


    Our sustainable and organic farm is an ecological centre designed in Permaculture and located on the Emilia-Romagna Apennines, on the edge of the Foreste Casentinesi National Park. It’s a wonderful place surrounded by a breath-taking landscape and uncontaminated nature.
    We carry out countless activities, including cultivation of vegetables, fruit, berries, aromatic herbs, forestry, beekeeping, cereals and legumes, as well as farmstay and educational activities.

    The farm is designed in permaculture and it’s inspired by the ecological practices of various parts of the world. The cultivation of vegetables is mainly practiced with the biointensive method (market garden) from April to November. With a focus on multi-functionality and biodiversity, in our garden we cultivate all the most commonly used vegetables, as well as flowers and aromatics.

    Various areas of the farm have been terraced for cultivating aromatic herbs, fruit trees and forest fruits, vegetables, legumes or cereals. As of cereals, we only cultivate ancient grains. We try to work the soil as little as possible and when necessary we only do superficial works.

    Among the fruit trees we count 40 different varieties of ancient apples, 20 varieties of ancient pears and cherries, plums, kiwis, persimmons, nuts, almonds, figs, peaches, apricots, loquats, pomegranates, mulberries, pawpaws, pomegranates, feijoas, jujubes, etc.

    We also have a beautiful Food Forest rich in biodiversity, 2 km of swales, water basins and bees for pollination and honey production.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Help in the house

  • 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

    You will be sharing a lifestyle and be part of a project that aims to be a model for future farming and living.
    Besides, you will also have the chance to learn how permaculture and natural farming can be applied in practice.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    We are looking for people who can help us with the farmstay, so the activities can be as follow:

    - cleaning/tidying,
    - waitressing,
    - helping in the kitchen
    - helping with tourists.


  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Italian, English

  • Accommodation


    We offer the option of sleeping in the dormitory (max. 4 people) or in your own tent, depending on availability and preferences.
    In the case of the dormitory, we provide a mattress, pillow, pillowcase, and mattress cover. Remember to bring with you your own bathrobe, towel, top sheet for the bed, blankets or sleeping bag.

    Meals are included in your stay and they are consumed together. Everyone takes part in their preparation and in the following cleanings. When the agritourism kitchen is open, we have meals at the same times as guests and in the same room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Every task and every season requires different times and commitments, in any case you will have free moments for yourself, to rest and visit the territory at your leisure. We are located on the edge of the Foreste Casentinesi National Park, so, there's pleanty of natural attractions nearby.

    The farm cannot be reached by public transports, but we can come to pick you up at the closest bus stop (3,5 Km from the farm).

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    6 hours per day

Host ref number: 939149941826