Organic strawberry and dairy farm by the mountains

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Norway

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  • Description

    Description

    The farm is 190 ha (fields, forest, hill/mountain, water), about 40 km north of the city Trondheim. In the spring/summer, we will continue experimenting with organic strawberries. Here in Norway, organic strawberry production is not common yet, but it seems consumers like strawberries that are not contaminated with chemicals. In the past, I have tried some prepared food products (strawberry jam and juice), and wonder about other products. Both the local organic ice cream maker and previous consumers asking over and over again for strawberries, so this is a production we should take up again as soon we get time :)

    After few years break there are again milk production on the farm. Nice when like animals, want spend time and learn more from maybe when calf get born, needful care and maybe milk the cows. Today a dairy company coming with truck and pick up the milk, but would be really exciting if possible create a organic dairy product in future, who is not in any market yet :) This project is most suited for a female volunteer - light farm work and housework, with opportunities to contribute to the expansion of this project.

    As a volunteer, you will enjoy farm life, learn about traditional farming methods combined with new technology, plus free room and board. You will also get a chance to experience harder farmwork such as haymaking, forestry (i.e. logging), renovations (i.e. wall painting), and later possibly horse training, etc.

    The number of people I can host, depends on the season and the activity we plan to do.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Other

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    It's fine with 5 hours per day when you doing work with things you are skilled. But if you want learn about Norwegian organic farming and we share our knowledge, experiences and culture etc., you should take part in our daily routine.

  • Help

    Help

    Please be honest, reliable and responsible.

    Can only host NON-SMOKERS.

    I look forward to hearing from you! If you have any questions, feel free to ask:)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is a separate room with 2 beds for volunteers living in the main house. You can also sleep on the couch or mattress in one of the other rooms. In some cases, I can set up a big tent outside during the summer. Everyone shares the bathroom and livingroom. In addition, we prepare food and eat together.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours per day, 5 days a week

Idyll... . :)
She prefer ride the horse without saddle




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