Starting to Grow Berries

Raspberries were the first plant we planted in our vegetable patch. I was eager to get anything growing and planted 30 raspberries type Asker and Veten, both types developed in Norway. The following year I added more Veten, to get three full rows. At the time of planting, I had no idea how large the […]

Creating a Lawn

Grass covered the entire area in front and back of our house. However, the layer of soil was thin. The driveway which continues into a dirt road on the other side of our plot, had previously passed in front of the house. It was still possible to drive on the lawn, something we did whenever […]

How the farm started

In 2017 my husband and I bought a small farm in Sweden. It was an act of spontaneity that changed our lives for good. A year after, we had sold our house in Norway and moved to Sweden permanently. Yet, being of age, as we both are, and not too far from when we can […]

A Perfect Location

The location of the farm is private, yet not desolate. It is a 15-30 min drive from towns like Åmål and Mellerud. Karlstad, a bigger city is an hour away and Gothenburg is two hours away. One of the main north-south moving highways in Sweden, the E45 is close by and a railroad with connections […]