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Simone & Elena Montrasio
Casatenovo (LC), Italy
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pian del rosso Istituto italiano di permacultura
Marcello Bianchi Sheena Shah William Thake
Geoff Lawton Marco Di Dio
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About Simone & Elena Montrasio

We lived in the country north of Milano, Saimo was a chemical employee, Ele Kindergarten educator, in april 2011 we left our jobs and sold our home to start a Grand-Tour of EcoVillages, Organic Farms, communities ecc, searching for a better way of living, in a better place, with the right persons.

We want to learn as much as possible in Permaculture, organic-agriculture, farm animals, self-sufficiency, low planet impact life, communities, ecc...

Very practical: at home we did homebrewing, bread, pasta, toothpaste, soap, ecc...
English and French speaking, + little German, Spanish, Portuguese.
Backpackers travellers: since 2001 we visited different countries to know differnt cultures and visit beautiful places (California - Amazonas - Europe - Australia - Ladakh) we are mountain treks lovers.

-- 2011 --
30 april to 25 june - Borgata Serre, San Damiano Macra (CN), Italy.
Help restauring an ancient village in the mountains, wood-works, horses, veg-garden.

25 june to 24 july - Varese Ligure (SP), Italy.
Help starting a permaculture project, ground cleaning from brambles, path restoring, observation and project.

24 july to 7 august - Istituto Italiano Permacultura, Scagnello (CN), Italy.
Permaculture introduction course, built a wooden compost-toilet.

8 august to 16 september - La Casa del Sole, Ne (GE), Italy.
4000 sq. meters natural agricolture veg-garden.

18 september to 30 october - Podere il Monte, Vicchio (FI), Italy.
Chestnut harvest, goats and other little farm works.

30 october to 14 november - Habitat EcoVillaggio, Gambassi Terme (FI), Italy.
Olives picking.

14 november to 2 dicember - La Comune di Bagnaia, Sovicille (SI), Italy.
Vineyard cleaning, wood-works, veg-garden, community tasks.

4 dicember to 14 january - Az. Agr. Bioagrisalute, Cancellara (PZ), Italy.
Horses, cows and calves stable tasks, olives picking.

-- 2012 --
16 january to 19 february - La Comune di Urupia, Francavilla Fontana (BR), Italy.
Olives picking, bakery products, community tasks.

19 february to 19 march - Agriturismo Campolisio, loc. Sarruni, Ugento (LE), Italy.
Cow, goats, chickens, ducks, gooses, donkeys, pigs, wood-works, veg-garden

23 march to 23 april - Corf├╣ (Greece).
Permaculture, veg-garden, wood-works


My Permaculture Qualifications
Other course verified
Introduzione alla Permacultura
Type: Introduction to Permaculture
Teacher: Pietro Zucchetti
Location: Scagnello
Date: Jul 2011

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