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Hosts in Italy (921) - Page 23 of 93


Town or City: Ales
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2,4
Persons: 1
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 19468
Country: Italy

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In 1977 I inherited and have run this traditional bee farm which was started in 1917 by my maternal grandmother Licu Olla who introduced moveable beehives (one of the first to do so in Sardegna). I have three apiaries in the countryside and the wildflowers and rare endemic plants of this area make it an ideal place to keep bees. The area of Monte Arci, near the west coast of Sardinia, is of the highest quality environmentally and historically. It is part of Parco Geominerario della Sardegna and is poised to become the first natural park on the island. As an environmentally friendly activity our beekeeping is of the highest standard. I work the hives and farm organically (certified) and my ‘Mieleria’, powered by a photovoltaic system is built in the traditional clay bricks used in Sardinia. In addition to the bees, we have, distributed in several plots around the farm, an orchard consisting mainly of olive, apple, almond and pear trees. Since September 2012 there has been a library i... more inside

            



Town or City: Valle di Cadore
All Year: No
Area (ha):
Persons: 6
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 28417
Country: Italy

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PLEASE READ THE WHOLE TEXT BEFORE CONTACTING ME!!!

*We are looking for help for ONE WEEK ONLY - 13 to 21 October 2017 - NO OTHER OPPORTUNITIES for this year*

Our spacious and quiet 4 bedrooms house, situated above a cute village at the heart of Cadore and the Eastern Dolomites, lies just at nature's doorstep on the slopes of Mt. Antelao.
Every room has a balcony and the living room abuts on a sunny patio with mountain view.

We normally rent out the house to guests or use it for our own family and friends but a couple of times a year we gladly host volunteers.

Following the success of last year, we would like to have again 6-7 people between *26/5 to 01/06* to help with some house maintenance (painting, gardening, woodwork, renovations).

In exchange for 5h of work per day, besides full board; we are happy to guide our volunteers to explore the gorgeous surrounding mountains in the free time.

            



Town or City: Serdiana
All Year: all year
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 3
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 28465
Country: Italy

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My name is Fabio, I live in a house in 1 hectare countryside. 5 minutes driving from a small village called Dolianova and 30 minutes from Cagliari.
I grow my fruits and vegetables in an organic environment and I produce soap, oils, and others from plants. Sometimes I go to sell them in the handicraft markets.
I love work with clay and straw..cob..wood and stone.
I m trying to renew the house,using this natural materials, and I would like to create different environments in the garden to live most of the time outside.
You can stay in 1 hectare with your camper-van or a tent, a very quite and natural place.
If you have no camper-van there is a private room in the house, .. I love keep it tidy and clean.
I need help to arrange the garden and make more comfortable and beautiful the outside area, take care trees and plants, make soap, oils, invent staff to improve the life, alternative energy..
I live with a dog and a lot of cats.
I love Nature, Didjeridoo, Musik, Capoeira, Y... more inside

            



Town or City: Cisternino (Puglia)
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1-2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 5753
Country: Italy

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We are an extended family of 3/6 people, dogs and cats. We live in the south Italy (trulli area).

::: During this time we are only available for the project "Il Giardino del Teologo" :::

Commonly we need help from January/May and October/November (but it changes every year). At the end of October and first week of November we have the Olive Harvest! We use the traditional method of olive picking. It takes some more time, but gives a lot of pleasure. Also our son Yan Maria used to harvest olives every year :)).

We also need someone to cary and look after our little Yan (some hours in the afternoon, when he comes back from chidrengarden). It's very important to love to stay with children if you want to make this type of helpx experience.
He is very social and indipendent boy.

We need help to restore and renovate the house/laboratory. We work with stone, wood, clay and earth, iron, glass, etc... We love and respect the traditional constraction manner of this land. But ... more inside

          



Town or City: Brindisi
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 56694
Country: Italy

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Hello everybody! I used to travel and volunteer in organic farms for a while. Now it arrived my turn to have my own place and try do do something nice.

I bought a 2 ha farm with a little house. 1 ha is bare land an the other one is an orchard. I have many projects in mind, many things to experiment, I just need people to give me more and more ideas and will to experiment with me. People very enthusiastic in alternative ways of living and full of energy. People willing to stay long term are welcome, as well as permaculture people! I attended a 72 hours permaculture introduction course, so I'll be very happy to have permaculture people here!

At the moment I can accommodate 4 people. Two in a room, and other two in the living room. Shower and toilet are outside at the moment, but with your help we can finish up the bathroom inside, at the moment unavailable.

Things to do: very many!
Building new conpost toilets and plant filtered showers.
Improving irrigation
Prunin... more inside

    



Town or City: Montefortino, FM
All Year: Not during Dec, Jan & Feb
Area (ha): 6
Persons: 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 20329
Country: Italy

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We are an English family; Kevin, Jodie and our 3 year old son and 9 month old daughter on our farm of about 6 acres in our small rural community in the Montefortino area, right on the edge of the Monti Sibillini National Park. We made the move here from England seven years ago in search of a more satisfying and peaceful way of life and we have certainly found it! Situated in a beautiful location, we have stunning views of both the Monti Sibillini and wonderful rolling hillsides. Close to many walking and hiking tracks, woodland and river walks, but also only 3 km to local shops, we really couldn't have a better spot.
On the farm we keep a family of ducks, chickens, quail and guinea fiwl and live a very self sufficient life here, nothing goes to waste! We work our land with numerous vegetable plots, growing everything from augergines to zucchini, being as organic as possible. We have a passion for food and cooking, and love to experiment with the various crops we produce. We also ha... more inside

            



Town or City: florence
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 38521
Country: Italy

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Hi, I am giulia, I run a B and B in Florence and live in the countryside around the city, I am looking for a good-willing person, possibly with carpenter skills but not necessary, and willing to help in cleaning around, cutting grass/pruning our olive trees etc.
Occasionally helping at the B and B.
Around 5 hours of work daily, but we are flexible as long as the work gets done.Also, self sufficient in preparing food when we are not at home
We live in a lovely environment - the famous Chianti Hills-
Possibility of visiting Florence -20km away- getting a ride to and back.

We are an easygoing family, who likes to meet propositive people, share ideas and very good italian food!
Hope to hear from you soon
Giulia
Stella
Alan











        



Town or City: Montelepre
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1,5
Persons: 3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 42501
Country: Italy

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We Simona and Danilo, keepers of the Center Thar dö Ling, with Anthea and Ethan 8 and 6 years old, in the mountains of Palermo in the middle of nature, one and half hectares of terraced land with stone walls with olive trees, fruit trees, pine forest and two streams. You can reach us by bus from the railway station of Palermo until Montelepre or Poplar where we pick; putting us agree we can pick you up in Palermo. We have almost completed the rehabilitation of buildings in green building, now we try to put into production vacant for over 25 years, by applying the principles and techniques of permaculture and learning the art of "do it yourself" for the construction of a reality in balance with the nature of the place and tending to self-sufficiency of the local community. We work in the house to complete the restructuring, we prune and collect twigs from olive and pine trees produce wood chips and firewood for warmth in the winter, produce essential oils, we manage the land for fire... more inside

        



Town or City: Taipana
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 9
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 60316
Country: Italy

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Natural Development Project

Help is needed with clearing up forest paths, putting fencing, gardening, cooking, with bed and breakfast.
Volunteers will help 5 hours per day with day off per week. Accommodation is in the homestay, in the one of the guests room, bathroom is shared. We eat all types of food, but are capable to cater for vegetarians as well. Meals are shared as well as the work in the kitchen during the day.

Further description of the project can be found below:


Project

This is a natural setting with aim to expand into association creating a community which:
- Favorites healthy lifestyle in harmony with nature which surrounds us;
- Protects quality of lifestyle for those who live, work and stay in this location;
- Promotes both protection of natural, cultural and social resources in operating area and different model of socio-economic development.
Broader aim of the project is to deal with development and promotion of:

- Organic agriculture;
- Per... more inside

            



Town or City: Grandola ed Uniti
All Year: No
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 20733
Country: Italy

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Thanks to all my helpers this year (2017). You did a great job and were lots of fun to be with.

Starting late April 2018, I am looking for an experienced shipwright/boat carpenter to help me partially re-rib and plank my 1977 3.4 meter wood boat, as well as general help to get my other boats in the water.

I am a retired dual citizen American/Italian with a small apartment in Italy in a beautiful small village of 100 people a few minutes from Lake Como and thirty minutes from Lugano, Switzerland.

Any non-smoker of any age is welcome to come help, and on free time to explore this beautiful area alone or with me. If the weather is good we can spend some time on both Lake Como and Lake Lugano in my boats.

You can reach me by bus from either the city of Como or the Swiss city of Lugano.

          

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