A small family farm in the middle of the mythical Finnskogen, Norway, living with and in the nature.

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Norway

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  • Description

    Description

    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.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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?
    Make fences?
    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?

  • Help

    Help

    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.

  • Languages spoken

    Danish: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent
    Sami: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    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.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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



Host ref number: 125254698918