Help out on our steep mountain, organic, traditional family farm. In a beautiful village close to Geiranger, Norway

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Norway

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    19/11/2019

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of max six, now often only four. We have four "children" at 14,17,19,20. 40 sheep with 80 lambs.
    We live in an old, steep mountain farm with a nice view, in the middle of the mountains and fjords of Western Norway. Organic farming, traditional landscaping, block printing. A lot of work by hand, less machine work. We also cooperate with other sustainable small local producers in the little village Norddal. Just now we are renovating our main house, so we also earch for skills in building, plumbing, electrics and other usefull help.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

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

  • 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
  • Help

    Help

    You might work with the grass and hay, mostly by hand with traditional techniques. There is also much work with our farm buildings, both painting and cleaning. Or perhaps you want to look after the sheep? Or make food in a Norwegian kitchen? You might also help us being a good host for tourists visiting the farm.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, norwegian, german

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have at time two houses for all of us living at the farm. You will have your own bedrooms with a bathroom, and eat together in the other house with all the family. The bedrooms are placed in the middle of the renovation area, so be prepared for some simple living :)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in a little, beautiful village close to Geiranger and the World heritage area "Western Norwegian Fjord Landscape".
    The village has 140 inhabitants, many of them cooperating with their small local businesses. Here you find fjords for kayaking and fishing, and mountain summer farm with a lot of goats.
    If you like mountain walking, or bathing in the cold sea, you find an eldorado here.

  • 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

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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