Join an artist's family on beautiful land and help on our farm in Årröd, Sweden




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    We have many different projects at our farm, both inside and outside. It is important for us to have people that like and even love what they are helping with here. We expect from you that you only apply if you like the type of tasks and set up we can offer here. o8

    Projects spring/summer 2021 we are looking for you that can help us with following skills/interests:

    x tearing down old bathroom, tearing down old betong floor
    x cooking
    x cleaning and structuring in the house. Home styling/tyding.
    x animal care of our 2 inside rescue bunnies and 3 cows/calves & 3 bulls + learning our smalest calve Anabel to be really tame by petting and talking with her.
    x Spending time with our 4 year old daugther and helping with the new born
    X gardening, seeding, harvesting, weeding.
    x Building projects like building sauna, painting, building water station for the cows, putting panels in guesthouse etc.
    x Are you good at social media, website etc we would love to get tips from you.

    OBS: from The 16th to the 19th of May 2021 are we looking for a housesitter that will stay with us the first days or week and learn the rutines at the farm and then take care of the farm while we are away for 3 days. So total stay for a week/two or longer.

    We have a large garden / a small forest and fields therefore we want people who enjoy doing outdoor work and have an appreciation for nature.

    Off-course this can be different but a typical working day can look like this:
    We start at 9.30/10.00 am and continue until around 4 pm (including time for eating lunch). Our daughter is at daycare until around 2 pm. You or we together cook so that the dinner is ready around 5.30pm/6 pm. Then our daughter have her sleeping routine from 6.30 pm / 7 pm.

    For the most we have 1 to 2 Workawayers at a time for a duration of 10 days or longer.

    Me (39), my husband(45), our 4 year old daughter and our newborn baby from January 2021 are open-minded people learning from the different mindset and livestyle we are living and enjoying living at the countryside after living many years in the big cities Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki.

    We are working with entertainment as circus artists, Cirque du soleil style and with dance and yoga.

    We appreciate that you use as natural products as possible, for example shampoo and soap and that you are conscious about not using too much water ( for example taking short showers and using little water when cleaning dishes etc. and if you are use to taking a shower every day, consider if you are ready to not doing that while staying with us )

    As we are respecting your situation as a traveller coming to unknown families and country, we expect from you to be respectful about our values and house-rules.

    It is good to bring with you:
    Gloves for working
    Clothes for working
    Shoes that is okay they get dirty while working

    We are looking forward hearing from you!

    Naja & Timo

    Here is lot of space for car & campervan parking in beautiful surroundings.

    We have fast internet.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    Here at our farm you can experience the Swedish country side. We speak Danish, Swedish, Finnish and English. We are born in Denmark and Finland and have a beautiful farm in Kristianstad Municipality in a little town called Årröd. We love the nature and as much as possible we try to live in harmony and are as an ongoing project developing new areas for insects/animals and humans to enjoy.

    Experience an alternative/progressive way of living. Possibility to get a close connection with the animals on the farm.

    We have an old collective from the 60th - ModerJord(MotherEarth) in our village. And people from the Skånska Björnens Riddare lives in the village too. (They work with horses)

    We live 1,5-2,5 hours away from Malmö/Copenhagen with the local bus or train.

    30 km to beautiful Åhus Beach. 15 km to Bosarpssjön (a beautiful lake).)

  • Help


    It is REALLY much appreciated if you like to cook and mainly from the ingredients we already have in the house ! We are looking for 1 or 2 persons at our farm. We have a green house with vegetables and herbs in summertime.

  • Languages spoken

    Danish: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Finnish: Fluent
    Sami: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Guest room in the basement with windows and toilet and a shared shower just next to it.
    We provide dinner and a simple breakfast(cereal) and lunch(bread).
    We eat both vegetarian/vegan & meat.
    Bring with you if you want to have snacks etc between the meals.
    We have fast internet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are surrounded by nature. A good place if you like to be outside in the nature and garden, go for walks. The neighbours are about 300 meters from us so it is calm here.

    There is a local bus 2-3 km from us that goes to Malmö/Kristianstad. It takes about 30 min to Kristianstad and 1 hour and 20 min to Malmö.

    We have bikes to borrow. The nearest town with a few stores and a cafe is 7,5/8 km away. You can drive with us when we are going to town (Which is not so often) or go by bike.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have fiber internet, so fast and good connection.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a lot of space in beautiful surroundings for car and campervans parking.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week. Lunch time is not included in the 5 hours.

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