Help us get settled in our new community in Thisted, Denmark



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  • Description


    We moved in with our extended family and are working to establish the "village that went missing". We want to produce food for the local community and show that a sustainable life is possible 💚

    I am Signe, 33 (your main host) permaculturist and unschooler.

    I live with my ex husband, our 2 children, my parents, my brother and his girlfriend + a good friend. In time we would like another family to live here, but for now we need to get settled.
    We have 3 dogs, 12 hens and we're planning on more livestock in the future.

    We bought and moved in to an old school, so the is quite a lot of maintenance and we hope to find volunteers that can help out with that.
    Outside your get to learn plenty of permaculture and we hope you'll take it with you wherever you go from here💚

    For relaxation we enjoy boardgames, music, nature walks, good food and dinner conversation.

    We need you to speak a functional English. Otherwise we will not get to know eachother and that's really important to us.

    Our oldest son is 9 and he really likes to practice his English along with everything else. The younger one love to play with everyone who crosses his path, even is there is no shared language.
    The point is, liking children is quite a big deal if you come here

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I teach permaculture and practice what I preach. We are not self sufficient but join us on the journey.

  • Help


    If you volunteer with us in 2019 you will be involved with some of the following:

    - tree planting
    - establishing new garden areas (learning about different ways to work with nature)
    - building a new house (from 95% recycled and sustainable materials)
    - building a rocket stove to heat that house, water and cook food
    - harvesting from the garden
    - foraging
    - cooking and preserving the abundance (fermentation and drying)
    - taking care of the feathered part of the farm
    - making firewood
    - maintenance of the community buildings + cleaning

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Danish, Swedish, English, German, some Spanish

  • Accommodation


    Private room, toilet and kitchen.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live only 20 min away from Cold Hawaii (klitmoller) we you an cach the best waves I Europe and meet wonderful people.

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    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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 514744877957