Help us with gardening and small farm projects in Björkvik, Sweden



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  • Description


    We live on the countryside in Sörmland, Sweden at a small farm with both a garden and forest to take care of. We are a family with two children, Doris and Ester 5 and 4 years old, 2 rabbits and a cat. During the summertime we also have cows in our pen close to the house.
    We have smaller and larger projects both in the house, in other buildings on the farm, in the forest - and together with the children.
    Stefan guides, travels and provide leadership trainings for work, when not taking care of our children and of our farm, while Helena works full time in a technical consultancy firm.
    We enjoy travelling and learning to know about new cultures and ways of living. We look forward to now have the world coming to visit us.
    We look forward to have people from all over the world come living/working with us - and in the cottage there is room for a couple, 2 friends or a small family. We think that would suit us best.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Aide dans une ferme
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We are closely connected to the village where we live, for example in the local culture organisation who organize conserts locally during the year. Our children play with their friends close by, many of them also living on a farm with different activiites. We live very close to the nature (mainly the forest which is quite important to us), we are interested in how to live a sustainable life and leave something sustainable to our children. The urban life is though not unfamiliar for us, since we both has lived and worked in Stockholm for many years.

    Both Stefan and Helena have been travelling and living abroad for many years - primarily with Doctors Without Borders and through different adventure travel agencies, and are truly interested in other cultures, habits and people living different kinds of lives.

  • Aide


    We would like to have help with:

    - baby sitting, playing with our children
    - gardening
    - smaller projects in the farm (for example renovating windows, painting the house, forest work, minor construction work).

    You will have full support and Stefan is a star on describing and instructing.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant

  • Hébergement


    We have several houses on the farm, and primarily we offer one cottage (built in 1870-something) close to the main building, where there is one bedroom with bouble size bed, a kitchen and a living room - and your own garden. The shower is outside, and the toilette is just around the corner. In the main builiding there is a fully equiped kitchen, bathroom and washing room.

    We would very much see that you have your meals with us, but respect if you prefer to have some of the meals in you own in the cottage.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    It is 8 km to the closest small shop, so we live in a quite rural place, but only some 3 minutes bike ride away we have a small country/western village who during summer time offers music shows, daily meals, coffee etc. Several of the farms around offer cafe activities (the typical Swedish "fika"), and not far off there is a stone age village.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    We offer Wi-Fi and there is space in the cottage to work from.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Cet hôte a dit qu’il acceptait les personnes voyageant avec un animal.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 495788161367