Help me create at my little farm in Alsvag, Norway



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    I am Lucy, 42 years old. Educated in healthcare but left my Job to build a life that I could actually live in a way that makes me happy and grounded. Closer to myself and free from bad stress. In 2020 I bought a small farm in Vesterålen, northernnorway. The plan is to eventually use the little barn on the farm as an artgallery. I am an amateurartist and would like to show my own art as well as other Peoples art. Building the barn Into a gallery would therfore be the Main project on the farm for a few years.
    Kunsthuset is a registered Company, but At the moment, buissness is nonprofit. And Will be for a few years, maybe always. I always offer free shelter for travellers passing by or wanting to Explore Øksnes. I also concider my farm to be a project with No ending... It Will go where ever the moment and the People leads it.

    The farm also need some overall looking after. Cutting grass, making firewood, small repairs, shoveling snow, harvesting berries, cleaning... And so on.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    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
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Working at my place wil give you knowledge about northernnorwegian culture. I can offer a car for roadtrips in the Lofoten, Vesterålen, Senja area. Sometimes I can offer guided trips and nature experiences, depending on season, it can be boat trips, whalesafari, fishing trips, Mountain hiking, skiing... Etc.

  • Help


    I first of all need helpers with wood working skills. Repairing buildings and making New buildings is my bigggest challenge.

    If you dont have theese skills, there Will always be work to do anyway, depending on the season.
    Feeding chicken and the cat, harvesting berries, mushrooms and bark, cutting grass, snow shoveling, making firewood, organizing, cleaning, making jam and juice,... Etc.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private room with a view, inside my home.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    My farm is located in Vesterålen in quite a rural area, but there is a bus stop Just by my driveway. 2 hours drive from Lofoten. Nearest towns are Sortland and Myre.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • 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, 3 days a week

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