Help at our farm near Kristiansand, Norway!



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    Hei! We are Terje and Karianne, a christian couple aged 40 (Terje) and 30 (Karianne). We have two lovely children, one, Sara, is a girl of 5 s nd the other a boy of 3 named Samuel. We own a big farm with 35 cows and calfs, 1 dog, 2 cats and 2 horses.

    We enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, riding, hunting (we are not vegetarians:)skying, cycling, ect.

    Our farm is situated in the countryside with beautiful landscape all around and within walking distance of a lake and many other natural sights. You will also be within travel distance of Kristiansand (40 min. by car). The nearest shop is about 5 min. away by car. We have a few neigbours nearby and lots of forest. No smoking or alcohol:)


  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • 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

    Workawayers will get to see how life on a farm is in Norway. By getting in touch with nature and experiencing life as we do, we hope you'll get a new perspective on what it means to live close to nature!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We need help taking care of the children, feeding and tending the animals, building fences, carpentry, paining farmhouses, cabin turism, harvesting wild berries and fruits, cooking, etc.
    Because of all the training required,, you'd have to stay at least three weeks.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We live in a large house with several rooms. The volunteers have their own room and bathrom.
    We can only accomodate one volunteer at a time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Although we live in a more remote area there are lots of thibgs that you can do in your spare time like: kayaking, horseback riding, cycling, having a walk around our beautiful surrounding areas, watching for elk and deer in the woods, fishing, spending time with the animals on the farm, picking berries in the forest. You can always take the bus to Kristiansand to shop (one hour away by bus), visit the local zoo, fishmarket,cinema, etc. Alternatively you could go rafting or mountain climbing in Evje which is just half an hour away by car. We work alot, therefore we are not able to be with you In your spare time.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5hrs / 5 days

Host ref number: 647848111137