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Dokka
All Year: yes
Area (ha): 60.000
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 47942
Country: Norway

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Last Updated: July 30, 2017

Hi, we are Dag, Corina and Luca, a family of three, with a two year old son.
We are needing from 7 of August on a person who can build a little fence around our vegetable garden. If someone has build before, they can do it in about 3-4 days. Later we are going to build an eating place for our horses. This is like a little house, where the hey is into, with a roof, so the horses can eat around it. So, we would be happy when there is persons, which have build easy things before and know how to work with wood and how to use a saw. :-)
From September on, we need someone who has experience in building a little garden house. We have a lot of of old windows and we have build one last year, our first garden house. The construction is really easy. Our vegetable garden is ecologic, and we need more space for our little plants.
We also need someone who is good to work with a sewing machine. Before the winter, we have to repair our horse blankets.
If you have those skills, and have done things like this before, we are very happy to welcome you here.
We always need some people in a good mood, nice and happy, with building skills, which likes a pure and healthy lifestyle. Remember you are traveling north, the weather can be shit, and anyway we would be happy if our helpers have a shiny personality. :)
We also have the concept that we are able to welcome travellers which dont wanna help so much. In that case, you can stay in our cozy cabin, which bathroom, kitchen, and stream. A bed costs 160 NOK a night. We are always happy to welcome travellers. And if you need some quiet time, many people become very inspired to write or read or whatever you want to do, when they are at our place. :-)
We also have often a mix of helpers and travellers. In this mix you can decide when to pay and when to help. Of course, we talk about this in the beginning. As a helper, which means 5-6 hours help a day, the complete stay included food is free. As a traveler you pay for the bed, and provide your food yourself. And have fine and happy company during the days you passing buy.
If someone travels for longer, and is a bit tired form working and travelling, we wish us an honest conversation. Just say it when the motivation hangs low, and check in as a traveller. :-)
Dag works as an Audiograf and Corina on the farm and outside in the city, with children, horses and patients. We are both very busy, because our three year old son will have a lot of attention. So we love people which are very independent, and can work for themselves while we are at work.
We live in a small village, called Dæhlibygda, near Dokka in Norway. This is about 1- 1/2 hours drive from Oslo. Our farm, the wooden house is from 1895. It´s a little Horsefarm with eight horses, three dogs and two cats. Its very quiet and peaceful where we live and we appreciate this.
Our animals are a very important part of our life, they are like family members for us.
As food and wine lovers meals are very important to us. We always cook fresh and try to use mostly organic produced foods. Or ecological project includes a vegan lifestyle. During the summer we love to dine outdoors.
Corina loves herbs to use in oils and making creams by myself e.g. for the face, hands or the animals.
We love to have positive and nature interested young people on our farm, of course they need to like animals and little children very much.
We have much fun here, and the young people always enjoy being here. Our helpers living in a little Camping waggon with a little wooden house in front and a terrace, with stream, a heater and wifi. This place is very natural and cozy, we are enjoying our nature lifestyle very much and we are very open people.
Important to us is also our creative work, like pottery, glaspainting or silk painting etc.
Sharing all this gives us great pleasure and extras in the house is fun for us.

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