Small farm looking for help with gardening and painting in Hedemora, sweden

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Sweden

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    05/07/2022

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We're two generations living in two houses, just two tiny families, me and my daughter (6 yrs) in one house and my parents in the other house. We bought this small farm in march 2019 and we have several projects on out to-do list. We also have a wonderful garden with fruits, berries, flowers of all sorts. We have three horses, two sheep, two rabbits, one dogs and two cats. We need help maintaining the garden, painting houses, and other various jobs, mainly outdoor. We are very happy if our work awayers have basic skills in any kind of handy work but it´s nor required as long as you like to be outdoor! On out to-do list 2022:

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    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

    Dalarna in Sweden is an area with a lot of culture, the heart of Sweden. Travelers can visit interesting places, experience the calm of the country side, learn Swedish if they wish.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We would need to do a big gardening job and we would love to have preferable two people for this job for maybe two weeks. It’s a magical garden with a large variety of plants and flowers but it’s a little too wild. We’d love to host someone who knows something about gardening and can help us sort it out a bit, but previous knowledge in gardening is not required.

    We always have plenty of outdoors work, and I also plan to renovate two rooms in the house, so that might be a possibility to assist with that.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Icelandic: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    In the farm house together with the family, but in a private room. We'll cook together or take turns.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Helpers can enjoy nature, spend time with our dogs, and perhaps our horses if they have interest. They can go for long walks or travel around a bit. Train and bus communication are okay, not the best but possible to use if you plan well. We are two generations staying in two houses next to each other. We like to meet people who enjoy nature, animals and kids and who know how to look after themselves. We are happy to spend time with helpers but we wont be able to "entertain" them all the time. The house is spacious so helpers can get their privacy or the company, as they prefer.
    Helpers need to be handy, physically fit and independent. We are happy to host a couple or two friends.

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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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