Thanks to everybody for this succesful year.
We now have closed the farm for 2022 and welcome applications for 2023. next year.
We acquired the farm 2010 and have together with volunteers fixed, developed it in an eco friendly way, creating, upgrading and having lots of fun. Some have returned 1-3 times and some became long stayers. We try to balance origin, interests and genders.
Tor works mainly with land, forest issues and with the old buildings
Madeleine works with antique renovating old things and fixing/furnishing inside.
There is a diversity of projects, tasks and daily routines.
We like outdoors - hiking, fishing, boating, hunting, sauna, hottub, bbq or just to enjoy the
wilderness, quietness, northern lights etc
Once a week we go to Ostersund, the main city of the province of Jamtland, for groceries, shopping, events etc
You reach the city of Ostersund by car, train, bus or air that is all on the Internet.
Häggenås is our pickup point a 40 min bus ride north of Östersund.
Please give a comprehensive description so we get a good feeling for you. Also talking by phone.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Meeting our clean environment, new friends, and things we do,eat,tell or get help arrange own trip to mountain, river, town, event.
We had a longstayer tracking vikings. arranged stay with reindeer herder friend, one guy came to us in the Philippines for forest plantation another was a surfing pro helping help with indigenous. One skiing the whole length of Norway 2500km with our dog. One has qualified to hunt moose with us. A very ambitious couple came in a van and developed our vegetable garden and now have own a camping site of their own here etc.
Two on bicycle from Belgium, stayed and stayed
and found an own farm property.
Amazing people !!
Seasonal help with planting tree seedlings, bush clearing and retrieve windfallen trees. Operate crosscut and splitter for fire wood. Water management issues. Landscaping.
Carpentry - construction related projects:
- renovate century old windows.
- make an open shed for machinery
- fix chimney on fishing cottage
- and other daily things.
Rotate with Madeleine tasks and projects.
Renovation, furnishing and decorating inside.
Household chores, food preparation ( share recipies ), shopping, clearing and cleaning, ,
common laundry, garden issues etc.
Rotate with Tor tasks and projects.
Continue perma culture approach
Any questions are welcome.
Single room or doubble room for buddies - couples.
Linen, towels provided.
We got plenty of working and warm clothes if needed.
Own working/hiking boots is recommended.
Shopping and planning food is done on weekly bases together. We rotate kitchen - dinners, household issues, cleaning etc
Hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, , visit town and places, creating your own art - artifact , relaxing in our after-work room playing music, biliard, movies, story telling, digital detox!
and please follow up any application with a
definite answer even if your plans change
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Parking with electrical hook-up at farm or wild by river cabin
Effective 5 hours, 5 days a week
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