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Self-sufficient smallholding in Viken, Sweden

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  • Last activity: 13 Jul 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We are Pia and Magnus and runs a smalholding and tries to be as selfsuficiet as possible. Our daughter and two children, 7 and 2 years old,lives with us while we are buildig their flat on the farm. We have pigs, chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks , rabbits, a dog, two horses and a bunch of cats. We coexist with our animals and they allways comes first in order of priority. We allways have ideas and project running so one day we can build new houses for the pigs and the next digging in our rose garden. We allso grow most of our veggies and berries in our kitchengarden and experimentes with growing all year round. We have a greenhouse built with old windows and are expanding it.
    Right now we are buildig on a flat and hopfully soon a food truck.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    Travellers will learn self-suffiency, growing vegetables.

  • Help


    We need a person who have carpeting skills and can do gardening work . The farm is in the countryside on a penninsula but you can use the bike to go to the bus station, witch Will take about 20-30 minutes. You have to eat meat!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will stay in our cozy caravan, the shower is just across the yard. In the caravan ther is a fridge, a owen/stove and a tiny bathroom. You eat breakfast by your selfe and we will eat some lunch and dinner together. The food for the other meals will be provided.
    We live in a farm so you will perhaps hear sounds from animals even in the night/ early morning but after a couple of days you will get use to it.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in a beautifull penninsula and here is a lot of natur and hiking to do. We have bikes for you to get around or you can take the bus to The bigger city of Helsingborg. We work a lot.. its the way of our lifstile. We like good food and you absolutely can cook for us. We dont smoke or drink g on the farm, and of course dont use drugs.

  • 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.

  • 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: 657774127468

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Help with renovating, gardening, creativity and culture in beautiful surroundings in Österlen, South of Sweden
Live near a small lake in the heart of Södermanland, close to Stockholm, Sweden