A small farm in the middel of the mythical Finnskogen.
We are a family that try to live whit and of the nature and we needs help whit a lot of things on the farm. We are me Martine, 54, running the farm, Åge, 60, is a leader of a museum in Trysil / Engerdal and normally just home in weekends. Ingeborg is 16 and love to sew and design her own clothes. Iver is nearly 15 and love to fix his tractor and all other things.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We have several years of experiences whit volunteers from all over the world, Wwoofers. We try to maintain everything from maskins to houses and we always have to many fun prosjekts we want to work on. And we love to pass our knowledge forward. And i always has a lot of handcraft prosjekts going on.
We also have endless forest around us and a lot of small lakes that you can fish and swim in or maybe you want to borrow our kano or bicycle and a tent and go hiking. But still is only 2 km to the nearest shop.
You can learn Norwegian culture, language or old way of living.
Maybe you want to learn:
how a log-house is built?
Making food from scratch?
Picking herbs and berries and how to use them?
How to use a spinning-wheel?
Use an ax or a chainsaw?
Work in the forest?
How to live whit wolf, lynx and bears around you?
how to work whit bees, horses, sheep, hens and pigs?
how to maintain a vegetable-garden?
what you can find in the nature that you can use for eating og making thing of?
go on moose safari?
We love to have visitors here and to exchange help for a good meal and a nice stay.
everything from building things and houses to fix them, fencing, gardening, fixing stonefences, look after animals, cleaning the house, driving the kids, making dinner, fixing old machinery and everything else. we love old things and they need a lot of love and care.
2 cabins whit electricity but not running water. One of them have 5 beds and the other 1. You don’t have to bring sleeping bags. I will wash your clothes. You can only take a shower once or twice a week because we have a little hot water tank. Its only 2 km to shops, but the farm is by it selves in the forest near lake and river. You can borrow bikes and canoes.You are eating all your meals whit us.
We can pick you up in the nearest town. but try to come as close as you can whit buss. Svullrya is 5 min by car and Kirkenær is 30 min by car.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week