Small bioorganic homestead by the lake, near Östersund, middle Sweden.

  • Sweden
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  • Last activity: 22/01/2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We, Margareta and Lasse, are living at a small bioorganic homestead 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, 2 roasters and a happy 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, animals, music, good healthy food (not vegetarians, but only eat meat from wild living animals). We both work parttime in the town Östersund.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • 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

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

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Help with joinery, building, processing fire wood, gardening, painting, cleaning and repairing, taking care of animals. Help in the kitchen is always welcome.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    Spanish: Beginner
    French: Beginner

  • 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 homestead 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 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

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 716869695231

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