Help out on a small scale potato farm just below the arctic circle in Skonseng, Norway



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  • Descripción


    Update October 11, 2020:

    Due to Covid-19 situation, it's difficult to receive travellers who aren't already in Norway. If you are in Norway, please read on!

    NB! We don't have any vacancies on paid jobs! We only offer paid jobs in September, during potato harvest! The rest of the season, usually May through August, we host volunteers!
    This year, we will try out hosting volunteers also october and november!

    We are a family of 4, Ivar and Wirat in mid 40's, Jonas 6 yo, and Aria 13 yo. Grandparents living next door. Both parents have jobs outside the farm, but the potato production is our lifestyle.

    The farm is located just below the arctic circle, at the base of Saltfjellet/Svartisen National Park.
    Growing potatoes on about 10 hectares.
    Though it is a conventional farm, we focus on environmental sustainability, and use modern technology to minimize consumption of herbicides and fertilizers.

    During harvest, usually 2nd and 3rd week of September, it can be pretty intense, as we have limited time to secure the harvest before winter and frost. During this period we offer wages for working full days as crew on the harvester, and sorting and packing potatoes in our warehouse. Anyone with tractor driving experience would also be hihgly apprecieated. During these weeks, we also need more help, so anything from 3-6 people would be possible to accomodate.

    We are friendly, sociable people, and hope to make new friends, as well as getting help on the farm, through the workaway experience!

    For anyone with special dietary requests, it could be important to know that we are not vegetarians. Meat is an important part of our household, and is served in at least 70% of our warm meals.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda en una granja

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  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
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    Reducción de las desigualdades
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  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    As well as taking part in small scale local farming, you will be part of a social family, in a very beautiful part of Norway. During harvest season, we pay wages according to norwegian regulations for seasonal work.

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  • Ayuda


    From May through August, you will be expected to help out with random tasks around the farm. Anything from normal housework and gardening, to smaller refurbishing projects, maintenance and cleaning buildings and equipment. Tasks related to the agricultural production will depend on the weather, but might include to help out with irrigation systems,
    crop registration, manual weed control, etc. Some of the tasks might be physically challenging, so we incourage people with good health to apply!

    During harvest, usually September, work is mainly sorting and packing potatoes, both in the field and inside warehouse.
    If anyone with tractor driving or fork lift skills should apply, it would be a great Advantage. During this time, we offer paid jobs.

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    German: Fluido
    English: Fluido
    Norwegian: Fluido

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  • Alojamiento


    You will be staying in a modern caravan, just next to our house. Access to bathroom and kitchen (and mostly everything else) inside the house.

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    At the base of Saltfjellet/Svartisen National Park, you have a perfect starting point for hikes in the mountains. The nearby Svartisen Glacier is another popular sight.

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    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    Up to 25 hours per week.

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

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Número de referencia de anfitrión: 118836939414