Help us with small projects, enjoy life on a smallfarm and learn about beekeeping in Løten, Norway



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    Hi :-)

    We're a family of four. Me (Julie), my husband Jon and our two children (5 and 3 years). We live on a small farm with 3 dogs (one puppy) and six beehives. We're both full-time workers outside the farm. But my dream is to make my own job on the farm one day. We love spending time outdoor and hunting, fishing, biking and hiking are thing we do a lot.

    Rokoskogen (farmname) is a small farm located in Løten, Innlandet – about 1 hours drive from Gardermoen. The history of our farm goes back to the 16th century. Here we are growing gras for sale, honey and forest production. The place is located beside Vesle Rokosjøen, a lake and a wetland reserve which has a rich number of wetlandbirds and fish. Our smallfarm is a 10 min drive away from mall, cafes and pharmacy. And 25 min from museums, cinemas and so on.

    Local wildlife such as roedeer, moose, beaver and squirrels are also frequently visitors here.

    We provide food, mostly homegrown/homemade. We eat meat/fish/diary everyday, so if you are a vegan this might not be the right place for you. Julie will do most of the coocking, but hopefully you will cook something from your homecountry. Easy meals such as breakfast and supper you might make on your own.

    we would like to welcome two volunteers. we're looking for persons who are open minded, self going, positive, friendly with children and dogs.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    -Learn about everydaylife in a Norwegian family
    -Learn about beekeeping
    -Experience beautiful nature and join us using it

  • Help


    Cleaning a rustic house from the 1700
    DIY projects
    Chop wood
    Restore Fence
    Creative projects
    May also includ some housework on rainy days

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Workawayers sleep in their own cabin about 80 meters meters from our house. Unfortunately, there is no running water there, so you have shower in the house. You can join us in the evening or at your sparetime if you want.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Time off can be spend in great nature just outside our farm or in other nearby places. Perfect for hiking, fishing, farm visiting, small citys like Hamar and Elverum is 20 km away.

    We have bikes, canoe, boat and fishing equipments for loan.

  • 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

    All size campervans

  • 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: 575515463273