Help us to create a self sustainable ecological small scale farm on the west coast of Sweden.

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  • Description

    Description

    Creating a self sustainable community farm on the west coast of Sweden.
    Small scale ecological farming.
    Manual, outside, nature, soil, tools.
    Community living.
    Extra activity: Building fantasy viking village for LARP impro-acting fantasy games. Receiving guests, cooking for big groups.
    No smoking!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists
    Other
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    For Spring/summer 2018 we are looking for the following skills for many projects:

    - Building/carpentry
    - Someone that can handle a sewing machine.
    - Cooking/looking after a kitchen sometimes for big groups.
    - Repair engines
    - Gardening

    - Do you know what LARP is?
    - Can you film and edit?
    - Freediving (teaching, share income).
    - Yoga (teaching, share income).

    We are able to pay: accommodation, food, and even pocket money if you have previous experience, and in some projects shared income.

    If you lack skills we offer simpler activities. Work can be dirty, tiresome, boring, monotonous.
    Don´t come here with any romantic ideas about farm life - better come with low expectations.

    We try to welcome visitors with a dedicated interest in permaculture, transition, self sustainability, and people that have experience and skills in these areas.
    Or people that are strong and like to sweat.

    If you contact us we will ask you one straightforward question:
    What are your skills? What experiences do you have?
    Any skill in what ever area. Any passion you would like to share?
    Who are you? Where will you be in five years time?
    We like working with people that see themselves actually doing the same things as us in the future.

    Still reading? Good, most have probably stopped reading long ago and started looking for another farm.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Swedish, english and other

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Summer: Tent or inside a simple shed
    Winter: Inside
    Only dry toilet
    Low standard, country life.
    There are ants, mice, spiders where you sleep.
    In spring and autumn it will be cold down to 14 degrees where you sleep.
    Forget famous Swedish high material standard.
    Our slogan is: "Back to nature".
    No drugs, no smoking!
    NO SMOKING.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This is the country side - not a city. This is rural. Close to nature. Sea and forest close by.
    Only people that enjoy nature and rural simple lifestyle should come here.
    If you desire clean clothing and a shower every day - this is not your place.
    This is an alternative small scale ecological farm project with many funky eco buildings going on.
    Easy access from Gothenburg, but its 5 km to the bus stop
    No smokers welcome.
    No TV
    No mobile phone in your pocket. We don´t want to see people staring into their mobiles.
    Wifi is bad, most of the time its down.
    We seldom eat meat.
    We are "environmentally motivated", that means we avoid certain food and luxuries.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If you are willing to get things done - then tell us what you want to learn - and we may be able to teach you that.
    We have resources to share.
    After work we celebrate and play.
    The farm is a wonderful place - everybody says, if the social aspect works.

    You can do EU funded ERASMUS+ volunteerships here, with paid travel and pocket money (if you are under 30).
    Oh, and we sell land or let it long term to people that want to settle.

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    Hours expected

    This is a farm. We work all the time. Because we like it.

Hästekasen farm


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