VEG-friendly: Eco Garden / cleaning / building Tiny House in Finland

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Finland

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  • Description

    Description

    // PLEASE NOTE: AT THE MOMENT WE ARE UNABLE TO HOST //


    VEGAN / VEGETARIAN FRIENDLY PLACE :D

    Onnela is a big family house on the countryside, but with excellent bus connections to Helsinki (35km distance), and the bus stop is only 200 meters from our door!
    Onnela means happy place and thats what we strive to create. The house is all vegetarian, non-smoking, and also we hardly ever use alcohol either. Its a open minded and heartfelt place, and we have lots of experience with having visitors from all over the world. Creativity, new ideas, building community, earthloving, animal-friendly... those all describe us.

    The household consists of 5 adults ages 25-60. Being near nature (forests, lakes, national park) and having the city connection is a neat combo. There are several lakes nearby to go to swim to an a lovely sauna to rent also. We can borrow bicycles, so you can get around nicely. Nearest grocery shop 500m, bigger shops, pharmacy, schools etc 2km. Library 1,5km.

    PROJECTS:

    Right now we need help with fixing the duck house & balcony = painting & woodwork, as well as always in need of help with cleaning in the house (its big! :D). We have a ecological garden that we needs lots of help with - general maintaining. For those who are especially skilled in building, there is an intresting tiny house project build with natural materials, see:

    We also have some cute pet ducks (5) whose house we wanna develope, make it even more pretty.

    We use organic materials whenever possible, prefer to build in happy atmosphere & good vibes.

    YOU WILL GET:

    Your own room and free access to food & kitchen - you can help yourself with food & cooking anytime you want, as much as you want.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is a big vegetarian house with lots of space, big garden and ecological projects. In the garden 5 happy ducks roam around. We live near a popular nature park, close by lakes and even a nice sauna - by a lake (available to rent for 25e). On the other hand, we have great bus connections to Helsinki, which offers many possibilities to travelers such as island hoping and different cultural experiences.

  • Help

    Help

    I´m building a cute tiny house on wheels with help of friends. This house is made of mostly organic materials - mainly wooden materials, insultaion will be hemp and so on... exterior is finished, interior needs your help :D Especially if you know about plumming and such things, would be awesome! Also our duck house could use some finishing touches, as well as the garden also... :)

    ALSO gardening stuff. Let us know what kind of work you like!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, german, finnish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Your own room. There are 2 guest rooms attached that can be separated. Firstly we plan to accommodate 2 workawayers, so both get their own room, but we also welcome a couple+1 for example, because the other room has a double bed. The house is in a village next to a field, close to forests and lakes. The house is surrounded by a organic and partly wild garden. In the garden there are friendly ducks and also friendly honey bees (only one hive). In the house there are living 5 adults and 2 cats.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Sauna, lakes, nature, great bus connections to Helsinki, coming and going is very easy. Natural park bicycle distance away, and yes, you can borrow a bike from us :)

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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