Forest gardening and animal rescue in Øygarden, Norway

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  • Última atividade: 14 jul. 2024



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 2 semanas



  • Descrição


    The only availability we have is October and December. We are fully booked for the rest of the time in 2024.

    We are a married couple; 40 and 43. We live on a småbruk (small farm) in Øygarden near the sea. We have an organic vegetable patch (no dig) and free ranging rescue/unwanted animals. We are creating a permaculture/forest garden and habitats for wildlife to thrive. Being environmentally friendly and sustainable are very important to us.

    We have a dog, cats, rabbits, ducks, hens, roosters and a lizard. We look after and release hedgehogs too.

    We will prioritise stays of 2 weeks or longer.

    If you are from outside the EU, you need a visa to volunteer in Norway.
    If you are from outside the EU and travelling in Norway, you don't need a visa.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Construção/faça você mesmo
    Cuidar de animais
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Manutenção geral
  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    We can share our knowledge of looking after animals in a free range setting and explain about common ailments, how to spot and fix them.

    Learning how to grow vegetables in harsher environments without digging and working with nature.

    We can show/tell you about many solutions to live a healthier and more sustainable life.

    We can give advice or answer questions about Norway, Norwegian culture and outdoor experiences.

  • Ajuda


    Most of the tasks are physical and outdoors. If the weather is terrible then we will try to find inside tasks to do.

    We would like help with all sorts of things, some examples are:
    * Looking after the animals: day to day care and also building new accommodation for them
    * Building fences
    * General maintenance of the buildings (painting, cleaning)
    * Compost making, turning and spreading
    * Erecting a greenhouse
    * Making a pond
    * Cooking, shopping and cleaning
    * Vegetable garden: sowing seeds, weeding, planting, watering and harvesting
    * Forestry-cutting down invasive species and utilising them in a positive way
    * Driving

    If there's something you are particularly interested in then let us know and you can do that. During Autumn and Winter, it is cold, wet and windy here (by the coast). Please bring suitable outdoor clothes to keep you warm and dry. Wellington boots are helpful as it can be muddy.

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Norwegian: Fluente
    Francês: Iniciante

  • Acomodação


    You will have your own accommodation on our property. It sleeps 8 but 4 is probably more comfortable.

    We provide all your food but you will prepare/cook it yourself. We are happy to receive all different dietary needs as we have some of our own. Please let us know about any dietary requirements in your initial message.

    We are about 400 metres from the sea, so it's a nice short walk to get there.

    Due to allergy and environmental reasons, we are a perfume free household and use biodegradable products, for example, vinegar and essential oils for cleaning. We have biodegradable products that you can use :-) You should be perfume free before you arrive. If you have perfumed products in your hair or on your clothes it will transfer to the furniture and bed sheets etc and it doesn't wash off. We can send you some tips about how to be perfume free if you wish :-)

    We have our own sewage system, where all the released "grey" waste water goes through our land. We grow things on it which is another reason we can't have chemicals being sent out onto the land. It's the same with washing clothes. We/you can only wash natural fibres (wool, cotton, linen, hemp etc) here as other materials such as polyester shed micro plastics into the water and we don't want to be eating that :-)

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    We have made a map of things to do in the area which we can send to you:
    There is an outdoor climbing wall nearby, lots of walking opportunities, a bird reserve, beaches etc. You can borrow our bicycles to get around if you like. We also have kayaks you can borrow and a small sailing boat as we live very close to the sea. Bergen is 1 hour away by car. You can get to Bergen by bus as well but this take a little longer. There's a bus stop next to our house and another bus stop just over 1 km away with more frequent buses.

    Shoes are not worn indoors so bring slippers or thick socks to keep your feet nice and warm.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    We have space and decent internet for you to do this.

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    There is plenty of space for you to park on our land

  • Pode aceitar animais

    Pode aceitar animais

    Este anfitrião está aberto a aceitar viajantes com animais de estimação.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Mais de 2

  • ...

    Horas previstas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 926589197127

Comentário (16)



Essas classificações são opcionais e foram dadas junto com os comentários dos membros.A classificação média deixada por cada opção é exibida.

Precisão do perfil: (5.0)

Intercâmbio cultural: (4.8)

Comunicação: (5.0)

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