Share our dream of running a self sufficient farm in Västerbottens län, Sweden



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    Hej hej.
    We are Wesley and Manon, a young couple from the Netherlands.
    We came to sweden about 1,5 year ago and started living our dream of runing a self sufficient farm.
    On the farm there is always alot to do we mostly start working with fire wood and prepering the garden around april. after thats done we will work on buildings projects, opening up the forest, taking care of animals, picking berries and much more.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    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

    We can offer and show our guests an experince of our basic and simple life, in a trully amazing and beautiful environment. You wil have the time to explore the deep woods and beautiful lakes.
    We can go on fishing trips, tech some dutch and a little swedish and overal have a good time.

  • Help


    Mostly we will need help with making fire wood, and at the same time we will start prepering the vegetable garden this means working with soil and compost, planting seedlings, sowing and smal building projects. We also need help with feeding the animals, cooking, berry picking and if you speak swedish it would be great to learn from you.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Swedish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    we speak dutch, english and a little swedish witch we would love to share if you like. we are also intrested in improfing our english and swedish.

  • Accommodation


    You can stay in our large 2 room caravan. or if you want/prefer to sleep in a tent, we have some tents you can use. Your also welcome to bring your own caravan/camper if you like.
    Its good to bring your own sleeping bag or blanket.

    -Be aware-
    Becouse we are in the begining of living off-grid we only have electricity when we turn on the generator (this may not be everyday).

    in the caravan there is 12V power so there you can charge usb devices like your phone when ever you want.

    there is no running water, all the water comes from a well, that means there is no modern shower but water can be warmed up on the stoof or taking a dip in the lake for a shower are great options ;) There will be 3 meals a day.
    We can all eat togeter, notice we are not vegetarian and meat, fish and eggs are a part of our daily meals. If you have special food needs its good to talk about that before.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    While staying at our place you have access to bicycles and a rowing boat.
    We go to the nerest town about once a week for groceries shoping and you are always welcome to join.

  • 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

    we have 7,2 hektar of land so we can have almost all sizes of caravans and campers on our property.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 958275351516