Join us on a small bioorganic farm and help with carpentry, gardening, processing firewood in Östersund, Sweden

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Sweden

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  • Description

    Description

    We, Margareta and Lasse, are living at a small bioorganic farm in a very nice small village with ca 40 recidents. The farm is beatifully located by the lake Locknesjön/Lockne Lake, 35 km east from Östersund, Jämtland.

    On the farm you find 4 horses, 2 dogs, 15 hens and a lucky couple with a lot of friends.
    The Lockne Lake is a big crater and have very clear and clean water. Sauna and boat by the lake.

    We are interested in nature, nice people, gardening, horses, music, good healthy food (not vegetarians, but only eat meat from wild living animals). We both work fulltime/parttime in the town Östersund.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our guests/workaways have the possibility to join us on every event , exhibition or parties that we will visit. Join us for fishing, or other things we are going to, depending on the weather.

  • Help

    Help

    Help with joinery, building, processing fire wood, gardening, painting, cleaning and reparing, taking care of animals.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    swedish, english, some german

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A separate room in our house. 2 beds. Shared shower and kitchen with the family.
    All meals together with us in the house - if you want.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Please observe - we only welcome couples or close friends.

    The ideal workawayer for us, would be a relaxed creative couple, with an interest in building and renovation, animals, gardening, nature and fishing.
    Skills in woodchopping, carpentry, painting, horticulture and cars are very welcome, but we basicly most of all need friendly people who are happy to roll up their armsleeves together with us and help us make our nice and friendly farm even nicer.

    Please note that we are not a company or institution with insurance for volonteers. Although we will of course make every precaution to prevent accidents, but we recommend you to buy a travel insurance that covers manual work, from World Nomands or similar.

    Volonteers can borrow our car (pay for gasoline) or rowboat in their freetime. We also have bicycles, tent and sleepingbags. There`s a lot of opportunities like trekking, fishing or relaxing in the nature.
    We are friendly persons and if you have questions we will be happy to answer by mail or telephone.
    Welcome to us and our small part of the universe!

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Margareta
view from the sauna
part of garden and some horses
Stable
inside stable
Month of May at night, on the Lockne Lake
our house
Typical summer dinner by the lake
Lasse

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