We are a german couple in their early fifties living in the forest. We have an old copper- and nickel mine in the Highlands of Småland. Nearby we have some old Swedish cottages some needs to be refreshed. There are other projects on the agenda as well like building an activity playground for children with natural material.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Information about traditional building methods in Sweden
knowledge about the area with an old tradition in mining and metal production
the way of living in the countryside of Sweden
We need help for different things:
eco-building: painting with traditional swedish mud paint
interior construction (walls, plumbing, bathroom, laying tiles and so on)
gardening: cutting gras and trees
cooking/shopping: If you love to cook your help will be appreciated (we like to cook fresh food)
there are different types of accommodation to choose from: wooden hut (5mx3m) in the forest without electricity
little wooden chamber (ca. 3mx3m).
there is no public transport but there are bikes for discovering the wonderful quite surrounding.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week