Help on a farm with a wonderful landscape and a vision of efficient self-sustainability in Emilia–Romagna, Italy

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  • Última atividade: 18 jun. 2024



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 2 semanas



  • Descrição


    The farm was established in 2011 with a vision of efficient self-sustainability. We are located in the Trebbia Valley, which Ernest Hemingway described as 'the most beautiful valley in the world.' We host events, produce lavender and its derivatives (primarily essential oil), and provide boarding for horses. A few years ago, we also started a permaculture project. Our approach is always eco-friendly, making the most of the resources available on the farm.

    This year marks our tenth anniversary of hosting volunteers.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de animais
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Manutenção geral
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

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    Our farm is situated atop a hill, 600 meters above sea level, offering a breathtaking landscape. The nearest village, with shops and bars, is 9 km away, and there is no public transport service connecting our farm to the village. During their free time, helpers can explore the surrounding mountains or walk down to the river for a swim.

    To ensure a genuine help exchange experience, we kindly request that helpers commit to a minimum stay of TWO WEEKS.

    The common language spoken among helpers and hosts on the farm is English.

  • Ajuda


    In 2024, we plan to build a new house—an eco-friendly structure made of wood and straw bales. Currently, we cannot provide a detailed plan or construction timeline, but we aim for the following schedule:

    - June: Demolition of the old stone house. We will salvage materials such as stone and wood.
    - July - August: An external company will construct the foundation and the wooden frame up to the roof. Meanwhile, we will collect and store straw bales for later use.
    - Late August: Self-construction of the house will commence. Throughout autumn, tasks will include installing straw bales in the external walls, building internal walls, and applying external lime coating and internal clay coating. Additional help will involve installing plumbing, electrical systems, doors, windows, flooring, and completing other finishing touches. We plan to organize self-construction courses once we have a clearer idea of the timeline.

    In addition to house construction, here are the regular tasks for the upcoming seasons:

    - Spring: Maintenance of fences and paddocks, and general repairs. Grass cutting and the construction of a new watering system for the garden are also planned. Gardening activities will continue as usual.
    - Autumn: Maintenance and firewood collection in preparation for winter, along with various construction projects.

    Due to the construction, we will only harvest a small portion of our lavender field this year.

    We always welcome artists and musicians.

    Please note that this year, we do not have riding horses available.

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Italiano: Fluente

  • Acomodação


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    Accommodation for helpers consists of a room with two (or more) beds, equipped with a fire stove for the colder months.

    Helpers typically dine with the hosts, who primarily prepare Italian cuisine. While our diet is mostly vegetarian, we are not strictly vegetarian; however, vegetarians have never encountered issues with our meals. We appreciate a degree of flexibility. Helpers are always encouraged to cook and share their own traditional dishes, which is greatly appreciated.

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    Nearest airport: Milan
    Nearest train station: Piacenza

    From Piacenza, there are buses to Travo village, which takes about 45 minutes. I will pick up workawayers from Travo by car.

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    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    We have a 30m/bits WiFi internet connection.

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    There is one place for a camper/van.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

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    Horas previstas

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

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 489712531744

Comentário (36)


Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.

Precisão do perfil: (4.9)

Intercâmbio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicação: (4.9)

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