Come and help on a small, ecological farm in a beautiful district in Skaraborg, Sweden

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Sweden

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    01/11/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    I am a woman who decided to live a more sustainable and fulfilling life, so 2013 was the year I sold my apartment in Gothenburg and bought this small, ecological farm in a beautiful district in Skaraborg, close to Varnhem.

    I am interested in sustainible living, spirituality and personal development. I try to grow vegetables, fruit and berries in a permacultural way and I am still learning.
    I like to renovate with natural and traditional methods. I am dreaming about a small community here where people can live and thrive.
    To held courses and retreats is another dream.
    I am a vegetarian, but I eat fish and seafood.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I speak Swedish, norwegian, english and german and you can practice here. I like to learn others about ecological farming and healthy cooking. I am also interested in wild herbs and raw food.

  • Help

    Help

    I am grateful for help with outdoor chores, like gardening and wood preparation but also cleaning and organizing.
    But help with renovation is also preciated .
    I try to use environmental friendly methods in everything.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent
    German: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will live in a renovated room in the barn, separate from my house. If there are more than 1 voluntar you will have to share room. There is a compost toilet and a zink but you have to get water from outside my house.
    You can have shower and wash your clothes in my home.
    In the autumn of 2020 there will be water and draining system installed in the barn, with shower and water toilet.
    We eat the meals together and take turns with the cooking and kitchen work.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    My farm is situated in a beautiful landscape with a lot of historical interesting places, lakes and beautiful, protected nature areas. A big lake with thousands of birds (Hornborgasjön) and nice walking paths. There are also a lot of art galleries around.
    There is a 2 km walk to the bus stop where there are busses to the surrounding cities, I also have som bicycles you can borrow.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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