Help us and enjoy life on our farm in a central part of the UNESCO site in the West Norwegian Fjords, Norway

Country

Norway

 

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    Last activity

    21/01/2020

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Farm with goat milk production, eco tourism, cheese making and
    other food processing. The main farm is located near the fjord, and we are also summer farming in the mountains. Our farm is in a central part of the UNESCO cite West Norwegian Fjords. Here we welcome visitors to a historical tour of the farm, including making traditional brown goat cheese the very old way.
    We are a couple, Åshild and Jostein, living on the farm, with many young people, students, trainees and other employes helping specially in the summer.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Get to know a small village, learn about history and traditions.
    Our farming is based on both traditional and more «modern» methodes. Every year we give practical training for international students, agricultural, ecological and others.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    Our visitors are from many countries, and our workers need to speak at least english. Also good to know german and other languages.

    We need help to animal care, feeding, milking etc, and also to process some of the milk
    into cheese and goats milk caramel, fudge. Also helping with fruit and berries, picking and Processing. One must like to
    be together with other people: workers, guests visiting our farm, and also help serving taste samples of our milk products and sell some of this to the guests on the farm. Mostly English spoken here on the farm, but also good to know
    other languages, since it is very international during the summer season on our farms.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, german

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Farm house, integrated with other workers and visitors. Can make food there, integrated with others or separate.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Hiking in our nearby mountains, enjoy the fjord and lakes, fishing
    etc, learn to know the rest of our area with small villages and interesting history.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5-7 pr day

Host ref number: 631163693592