Help at our family farm and around the house in Hörby, Sweden




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  • Descripción


    We have a miniature farm on 2 hectares of Swedish nature.

    On the top of the sunny hill are the little house and large trees. In the next few years we will be building the zero energy year-round greenhouse here. More trees and forest gardens, edible landscapes and vegetable garden are newly established here.
    Upcoming building projects that I need help with are: tiny house renovation; smart and innovative greenhouse; a rainwater collecting system; terrass; roof for solar panels and renovation of a stable.

    In the bottom of the valley there used to run a creek, which has been underground for 70 years - we are aiming at freeing it as soon as possible. It is also a lovely natural alder wetland forest, full of birdlife, dragonflies, edible plants and flowers.

    The southern end is where my friend has her cows, and the stable also contains a cosy but rustic guest room for volonteers, including a small kitchen. This is also where we have the wood workshop.

    To the west lies the Oak meadow, a tranquil place for meditation, a place for watching sunsets and sunrise, and listening to the owls through the night.

    I who run this place am Tuve, ecologist and hobby farmer with a gardening education and 20 years of experience in small scale food production, orchards, poultry and vegetables. I have spent my life learning the skills necessary to make a good living without being stuck in the modern consumption dependence. I know many crafts, farming and what to eat in the wild.
    Spinning wool from various animals is one of my hobbies, but also basketry and carpentry, along side of my main interests gardening and biodiversity. I love teaching my skills to those interested in learning.
    On top of that, I love singing, talking, and sharing of the spiritual side of our existance.

    This new farm is only three years old, but I have been a host for volonteers for 6 years on my old farm too.

    Every second week, my two children, 13 and 15 years old live with me.

    If you are looking for more than a few weeks of volonteering, I am interested in sharing my arable land on longer term also, with people living in their own homes on wheels, yurts etc. It would be possible to bring your own animals, as long as they can co-exist with the cats, and temporary cows that already live here.

    The food here is vegetarian. If you like cooking, vegan is no problem. Meat is rare.

    Wifi is available in and around the main house. If you bring a camper van, you can park within wifi range.

    Jobs include mainly building and gardening.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • 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
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    I can teach you about:
    Forest gardening
    Wild edible plants
    Crafts (if you are here long enough you could learn basketry and spinning)

    Or we could do:
    Singing together would be fun
    Meditation, spirituality, drumming
    Night-time safaris to see the wild white deer special to this area.
    Having fun with the kids, playing cards.

  • Ayuda


    I mainly need help with
    ▪planting trees, weeding, gardening;
    ▪taking care of food produce;
    ▪organizing and cleaning in workshop and sheds;
    ▪building a terrass, greenhouse, chicken house, renovating tiny houses

    Of course I will guide you in what to do.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Danish: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido
    Swedish: Fluido
    Holandés: Intermedio
    Francés: Principiante

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    We'd love to get better at French. We're very good at English and Swedish.

  • Alojamiento


    I have two choices for volonteers: A rustic and cosy guestroom in the stable that has a double bed + a loft bed and it's own kitchen, but usually volonteers chose to eat with the family in the house. Or a tiny house next to the house with wifi. Only one bed.

    Do let me know if you have allergies, the rooms might not be so dust free.

    Please be prepared to accept that both these guest rooms are also used as storage.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    I can lend you a bicycle. There are walking trails in the surrounding landscape, which is a patchwork of farms, fields, small forests and pastures. There are lakes within cycling distance. It is situated in the middle of Skåne, has 3 national parks within 1 hour drive, and nature reserves close by.

    Public transport exists, but is limited to weekdays and daytime.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Wifi available

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Space available

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    As long as the pet leaves cats and cows alone

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 873829365311