Join our family living on an eco-farm off the grid in Piedmont, Italy

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    27/11/2021

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    Hi, Workawayers!

    We are a family of four: Nora (2007), Livio (2008), Verena (1968), and Mario (1969). We decided to move here from Switzerland in 2007 to raise our family in a different lifestyle, connecting with nature.

    When we arrived here we had to rebuild the roof and renovate the rooms of this old country house by ourselves with some help from our friends and relatives.

    Nowadays, we run a small eco-farm with 4 goats, 2 donkeys, 2 horses, our dog, Zibo, 3 cats, and a small army of rabbits and chickens. All the work is done without heavy machinery. We have plenty of space; three of our apartments here are used for agroturism and usually we have other guests at our table, especially in the summer.

    It doesn't matter to us if you are a single person or a whole family; if you are a nature lover, looking for a quiet place, and willing to work, you are welcome!

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Práctica de idiomas
    Enseñanza
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cuidado de niños y juegos creativos
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    You will learn more about our lifestyle, respecting the enviroment we live in, and enjoying the products of our eco-farm (goat cheese, rabbit meat, milk, eggs, vegetables...). If you are open-minded and curious, you will also learn many skills that support having a sustainable lifestyle.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    April to October:

    This is our busiest season, as we host many guests in our apartments during this time. Work in this period includes:

    - gardening and making hay
    - cooking and meal preparation
    - help setting up breakfast and a communal pizza meal once a week
    - engaging with our children and guests´ children in a variety of activities, such as volleyball, table tennis, football, etc.
    - help with cleaning the apartments (usually once per week when the guests change)

    October to March:

    - cutting wood
    - renovation projects
    - cooking and meal preparation
    - fixing fencing and preparing the trees and garden for the winter months
    - spending time with our children (we are especially interested in language practice and any other creative project ideas you have for our children in the winter)
    - shovelling snow

    Year-round:

    - Taking care of the animals (walking, milking, cleaning ...)
    - cooking and preparing meals
    - language practice with us and the kids (and writing practice in English or French for the children)

    It's important to us that you can deal with children and animals, since we have them all year round :)
    If you have some experience with handworking (building, carpentry, welding), you will probably have a chance to put it to use. If you are not familiar with these activities, we will be pleased to teach you.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Alemán: Fluido
    Italiano: Fluido
    Inglés: Intermedio
    Francés: Principiante

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    We are interested in improving our English and to have people who can teach English to the children (our daughter Nora is also interested in learning French). We are originally from Switzerland, so we'd be happy to help you with German!

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    If available, you will have your own fully-equipped apartment (bathroom, kitchen with fridge). If all the apartments are being used by our guests, you will sleep in our comfortable caravan that sleeps four people and includes water, heat, and electricity.

    There is NO WIFI, only W-LAN connection (it's a cable connection; most newer computers don't have the right connection, so we'd recommend bringing a converter cable if you want to use it). We ask you to bring your own computer if you wish to use the internet.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    The closest small village is Levice. You can't reach us by public transport, but we can pick you up at the bus station of Cortemilia or the train station of Saliceto. If you would like to come by car, this is no problem; we have enough space for parking.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

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

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (4.9)

Intercambio cultural: (4.7)

Comunicación: (4.9)















Número de referencia de anfitrión: 234557884251