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Small 6 ha organic farm which was started in 1991. Situated at an altitude of 670 m in the Umbrian Appenines, near Assisi, Gubbio and Perugia (18-35 km). Cultivate cereals, forage crops, legumes, vegetables, herbs & fruit for own use and for the animals, 2 cows, calves, sheep, pigs, chickens, bees, cats and dogs... We are a large family and run the farm as a social project and host adolescents from abroad to help them learn and integrate. We are happy to accommodate anyone who would like to help with the varied jobs on the farm, in the textile workshop (we make felt from the sheep's wool), natural dying and in the house. Accommodation in house for 2 people. Meals mainly vegetarian, no smoking in the house. People of all ages from all over the world are welcome. Minimum stay 2 weeks. We can tell our life story in English, French and German.
I have this farm of about 7 ha of which 3 are cultivated and the rest is forest, olives are our main crop and we have a vegetable garden, an orchard and a vineyard. The production is strictly (non-certified) organic and we sell our produce directly from the farm. The farm is situated on top of a hill about 6 km from the nearest village where the train station is located. We have a car and trips out depend on the farm activities. Jobs: IN SPRING: tilling the soil, organic fertilizing the plants, planting and preparing for summer the crops, constructing supports for plants, making herbal concoctions (nettle, mares tail), hand weeding, harvesting vegetables, pruning, cutting grass. IN SUMMER: soil tillage for autumn/winter crops, organic fertilization, harvesting vegetables for sale and for making preserves, pest control, harvesting wild fruits & herbs. IN AUTUMN: harvesting vegetables and olives, making preserves, planting early spring crops. IN WINTER: working the land for the next season, pruning the olive trees. Throughout the year I participate in the local markets. Accommodation (maximum 2 or 3 people depending on the season) in a room with private bathroom. We eat all our meals together. In the house we are 2 people, 1 dog and 2 cats. Pets are allowed. We speak only Italian.