Besoin d'aide à la ferme et avec les animaux tout près de Gränna dans la forêt de Småland, Suède

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  • Description

    Description

    If you are interested to work with us please read our profile and check the calender before you apply. Also - due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic any workawayer invited to our home is expected to follow guidelines from Swedish authorities. This is a rural area so if you like nature and forest this could be a match. If you prefer a crowded pub - no match.

    The area around here says to be one of Scandinavia's most beautiful places and it´s located just outside Gränna in the deep fairy-like John Bauer forest of Småland. Our farm´s history goes back all the way to the 18th century. Today it´s a small family business with agriculture, forestry and animals: sheep and cattle. There´s also bees, hens, horses, rabbits and of course cats and dogs. Besides usual farm work we arrange small scale tourist events and we also have a small shop/showroom in nearby Gränna.

    The family consists of farmer Petter and his wife Jenny and a 17 year old son (and three grown up sons incl partners and kids) visiting now and then). We´re easy going people and workaway gives us an opportunity to see/meet the world without leaving home. For obvious reasons we cannot take long vacations. :) As a farmer weather and animals runs your life but we like to take shorter trips and are more than happy to show our volunteers this beautiful area and our way of life.

    Our work list is long and includes both small and big projects but an annual review would look like this:

    ▪️Jan-Feb - shearing sheep, general maintenance
    ▪️Mar-Apr - lamb season, carpentry work, repairs
    ▪️May - lamb event, fences, firewood, garden work
    ▪️Jun-July - hay harvest, garden work, fencing
    ▪️Aug-Sep - shearing sheep, grain harvest, cleaning, firewood
    ▪️Oct-Nov-Dec - firewood, animal care, cleaning

    Food: we eat meat (pork, beef, lamb, chicken), dairy products, eggs and of course vegetables. So if you have special diet request like vegetarian/vegan/pescatarian maybe this is not the place for you.

    If you´re interested in applying please read our profile and include the following information in you application:

    ▪️Appr arrival/departure dates.
    ▪️Describe the work you´re interested in and what skills you can contribute with or would like to learn.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    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

    Perfect oppportunity to experience rural life in Sweden. Forest and lakes are nearby so if you are in to hiking, fishing and nature this is a perfect spot.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We offer workawayers a (hopefully) pleasant stay with varied tasks depending on season, weather and of course your interests and skills. For example fencing, shearing sheep, carpentry work, caring for animals, cleaning barn, harvesting hay, gardening, cutting firewood and maintenance of machines and buildings. If you know your away around tractors, chainsaws and other tools that’s great but not necessary.

    Daily chores includes feeding animals and cleaning barn. Besides that there is a number of small and big projects to take on for anyone who can work independently like building gates, fixing fences and misc repairs. So if you are a Jack/Jane of all trades you can find interesting challenges here.

    If you like country life but prefer other chores help in the house is always appreciated. That means cooking, baking, cleaning and helping out in the farm shop.

    We usually work long hours and help is really appreciated but we don´t expect our workawayers do to the same hours as we do. We follow Workaway rules and expect 4-5 hours, 5 days a week and of course this is flexible.

    However we do expect our workawayers to be responsible, honest and reliable. If you have specials skills thats great but most important is to be interested and not afraid of trying and learning new things. Farm work can be both boring and dirty so if you can´t deal with hard work and dirty hands this is not the place for you. We also prefer our workawayers to be at least 20 years or older.

  • Langues parlées

    Swedish: Courant
    Anglais: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Accommodation is offered in one of our guestrooms or if you prefer a tent in the garden that could be arranged too. Also plenty of room for camper van etc.

    You'll live as a family member in our old house with internet, TV, laundry a s f. If you like you can bring bedlinnen, towels and such otherwise we can provide that. Most important is to bring comfortable working clothes and shoes.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Please note that we are located in a rural area and driving license is good. Public transportation is 6 km away, nearby towns are Jönköping 30 km and Gränna 10 km.

    We don´t expect you to be a trained proffessional (even though you are very welcome too) but we expect you to be interested and willing to learn. We love to hang out and share meals with you even though we work a lot. Also remember: this is a rural area which means that you have to be able entertain yourself the rest of the time.

    To all our previous helpers 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021 thank you ever so much - we are very greatful for all the help!

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    You are welcome to bring your own motorhome, van or tent to live in during your stay - there is plenty of space.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Un

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4-5 hours max 25 hours, 5 days a week

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