Sigga & Marco

From: United States

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Italy

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    Travel dates

    18/06/2019 - 17/08/2019

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  • Description

    Ciao!

    We are Marco and Sigga from Orlando, Florida. We have both recently graduated college with degrees in International Affairs and Environmental Science. Now that we have finished school and saved up a little money, we are here in Italy to start a project we have been looking forward to for quite awhile.

    Marco's family owns farmland close to Altamura within the Parco Nazionale dell'Alta Murgia There is an abandoned masseria that sits on the land as well. Our wish is to restore the masseria while growing various crops including; industrial hemp, grain, legumes, fruits, vegetables and possibly having some animals as well.

    Our first step in this process is to find jobs in order to apply for work visas. We are currently in Italy to network and look for an employer to sponsor us. In the meantime, we hope to volunteer around Puglia to meet people, learn skills we may eventually use, and experience the laid-back Southern Italian lifestyle!

  • Type of help

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

  • What skills do you have?

    We both have experience in urban farming, large scale greenhouse operations, and other various farming (olives, rice, millet, etc.).

  • Languages spoken

    Fluent English, learning Italian (Sigga), Intermediate Italian & Chinese (Marco)

  • Age

    24 & 26

  • What else ...

    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
    Climbing
    Reading
    Music

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements

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