Off-grid experience, come and help us to build our house in Lysvik, Sweden

  • Schweden
  • Bisher 185 mal gespeichert
  • Letzte Aktivität: 5 Juni 2023



 Geforderte Mindest-Aufenthaltsdauer:  mindestens 3 Wochen



  • Beschreibung


    We are a Swedish / Dutch couple who just start to restore our 120 year old farm. Our wish is to offer a off-grid experience . To reach that goal we need to build cabins for the volunteers, compost toilets, hot outdoor showers and everything what comes with that. We are harvesting trees from our own forest, we Mill the trees on the sawmill and build on the old fashion way as they did 100 year ago with the use of some modern tools and techniques.

    So it is very interesting to see the milling process

    In the barn we have two 120 year old worden sailboats who we are restoring one is a Nordic clinker boat , those boats are part off UNESCO immaterial World heritage. There is also a steel two master in Stockholm who needs new masts. She is now in use as floating apartment what Eva is using when she is in Stockholm.

    We also having a bio crops garden on raised beds and a greenhouse. We preserve the grens from the garden ion jars. This year we filled about 300 jars with juice and vegetables.

    WE ( Eva and Eric ) harvest trees in our own small forest, helpers are not alow to handle harvest equipment in Sweden by law!!!!
    After harvesting we bring the trees to the mill where we continue the milling from trees to our building material

    You have your own micro cabin as a sovrum ( bedroom) and you can freely use the extra kitchen With microwave, oven fridge etc.

    We share meals for at least 6 days a week, we have extra meals ready ( home cooked) in the freezer they are available in case we are not at home or have a day off

    We work 3.5 hour a day for 6 days a week and if needed one afternoon
    That means that the work is done at 1300 hour
    We serve 3 meals a day and some drinks.

    In your free time you can go fishing, canoeing you can go for a walk or work on your private building or wood project

    In the evening we play often a card or other game together
    Or we heat up the sauna

    It’s really important that you have some social skills, in the way that we can act as a team, who also can play a card game in the evening and not only working

    Eric is a senior carpenter and Eva is teacher who is teaching carpentry at several schools in Stockholm.

    We are NOT a cheap place to spend the holidays ! This is a place where you can consume knowledge and new skills, this place have a lot to offer, we. Put a lot off time in patients in new volunteers so when they leave, they have some new skills and knowledge.
    That means that we want volunteers who are willing to work and are mindfull and focused in what they are doing.

    So we are happy with people who like it to join this experience and have a good time in the Swedish nature.
    I’m so very okay with people who wanna learn new skills, I have a bit a problem with people who tell me that they are good with cars,,, and wanna changes the spark plugs in a diesel motor. In that case I prefer that you tell me, sorry I don’t have a clue
    Or it’s also a bit hard to invite a lumberjack, who never chopped a tree!

    What is important for me, just be honest, the most off the time I need a hand, never used power tools? fine than I teach you how to use them safely.
    We have for every volunteer safe work clothes, safety goggles and ear protection.

    Etc. there is a lot to do on different levels

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We are very interested in th Swedish history and be happy to share that knowledge

    When volunteers are interested they Can learn about gardening and classic carpenter

    For every volunteer we have a free risk insurance, CE approved work clothes because we understand that a backpack has limited space.

  • Arbeit


    Help in and around the house. Gardening, carpentry, plumbing, forestry. Milling, basicly everything what we do on the farm

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Niederländisch: Fließend
    Swedish: Fließend
    Englisch: Gute Kenntnisse

  • Unterkunft


    On this moment we have one brand new cabin with heating and WiFi for volunteers.
    There is a build going on for a dubbel bed cabin and a second singelbed

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    In the free time the travelers can use to a motor boat where you can overnight in a lake close by of a canedian canoo. There is fishing ecuipment availeble with fishing rods or nets. Walks in the forrest or visit the a. Citty

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    We have a micro house, à Bell tent with woodstove, several other tents when needed . The volunteers cabins have heating and WiFi

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Dieser Gastgeber bietet Platz für Wohnmobile.

  • Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    We have a dog field what can be used by runaway dogs the field is 120x50meter on the same field is the possibility to camp

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

  • ...


    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 582692828627

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