Volunteers will be mainly involved in harvesting nuts, hazelnuts and transformation of seasonal products; domestic animal care (sheeps, chickens) and self-production activities. STUDY PART: Local shepherds can show their activities and traditional knowledge relates to the countryside.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
Volunteers will be hosted in rooms for two or three people. They must bring their own sleeping bag and towels. All rooms are equipped with a bathroom with hot water and electricity.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Antillo is a little town one hour far from Santa Teresa di Riva, Messina, Sicily. The farmhouse is located out of the town in the mountains. During free time, people can take advantage of all the indoor and outdoor spaces, of facilities and go to the mountains for a-day-trip by themselves or under the guidance of project coordinator. Moreover, a form of sharing knowledge through workshops or activities proposed by participants themselves will be promoted during the whole project. It is possible to visit nearby towns if volunteers are willing to stay away overnight. It is also possible to stay at the beach for some hours, or visit towns and nearest villages like Antillo, Campana dei Caduti...Also hiking in the mountains is possible: From a nearby mountains Montagna Grande it is possible to enjoy of a breath-taking view over Etna, Santa Teresa di Riva and more.
This project is recommended for people who don t mind to be out of the city and in a calm and peaceful area surrounded by the wood and mountains. Sometimes phones are not well connected, however, there is WIFI inside the house.
Remote area in the middle of a beautiful wood. This project will fit with nature lovers and people who don t mind to stay in a remote area surrounded by forest and mountains.