Help create a self-sufficient farm in the beautiful Camonica Valley, Italy

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a couple of “young inside people” and we have recently bought an estate in the mountains. After some necessary renovations we finally moved into our new home and we have so many ideas and works we would like to do but we realized we need help! We have some chickens, ducks, 3 sheeps, 4 lambs. oh! and the house's cat, of course. Our dream is create a farm, all natural and self-sufficient as possible over the years.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    You will be able to get familiar with the Italian language and traditions, manage a chicken coop, collect wild herbs, recognize poisonous plants.
    Fabrizio speaks good English and with him you can understand each other and can help you improve your knowledge of the Italian language while Levi, who understands English quite well but has difficulty translating thoughts into words, would certainly benefit from listening to family conversations. :)
    Levi is interested in herbs and will be able to introduce you to some poisonous plants that she cultivates herself and other spontaneous ones that are excellent in the kitchen and for body care.
    It will then be fun to learn how to take care of the hens in our chicken coop and also want to learn how to manage a very small flock of sheep.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We need help help with outdoor arrangements, gardening, garden care and wood preparation.

    At the moment the most urgent work for which we need help is the construction of the external fence for which strong arms are needed :)

    We need to build a fence on our property border (1km circa) to protect our animals and leave them free as possible. We have already started but it is a long job and a help would be really very useful :) The chicken coop needs some patches to avoid intrusions by wild animals, we are not very familiar with this type of work and help would be really precious.
    We have a lot of fields to cut and collect hay in the barn for the next winter, and cut and split logs of wood for heating the house.
    Regarding gardens, the method of the "elementary" garden is definitely our way, it is a non-tillage of the soil and the use of a thick hay mulch. It would be nice to experiment with someone :)

    Many acient parts of the house needs some restorations, paintings, cleaning.....

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Italien: Courant
    Anglais: Intermédiaire

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    We will be happy to help you improve your Italian. Fabri speaks quite good English but has very few opportunities to practice. Levi can understand the meaning of most of the speeches in English but has difficulty translating thoughts into words, being in contact with people who speak it daily would certainly help her.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Our house is a two floors type, we have a dedicated room for guests, and furthermore there is the possibility to sleep in an attic (it is a kind of Harry Potter's necessity room and there is no wooden floor, which is planned to build soon, reachable with a wood ladder, not very comfortable, but so quaint. We offer two shared bathrooms. We are a couple, sometimes our two adult children will be at home with us. We have a cat used to being indoors. We do not smoke. We eat meat, not so often and like to cook Italian food, whenever possible with vegetables from our garden.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    The area is at the end of the Camonica Valley, on the top of the Iseo Lake. The valley is famous for its rock carvings (UNESCO site since 1979) and the pyramids of Zone, a geologichal treasure.
    The town overlooks the shores of Iseo Lake and the house is located in a quiet location, half an hour's drive from the town, up to the mountain. You can take pleasant walks in nature and reach a beautiful refuge not far away.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    We have access to the internet line, old type DSL, not so fast indeed, due to the position of the house

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

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