Welcome to our small homestead in Sweden

Projects

Starting up a farm involves a lot of work. We renovate, rebuild, and construct. We dig, plant, and sow. We also have to get firewood for heating as well as huge amounts of woodchips for our gardening activities. Our farm is not large, but we are lucky to have neighbours that allow us to log in their forests.

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Making Woodchips

Apparently, woodchips seem to be the big thing for gardeners and growers these days. We started out with a small garden grinder that only accepted twigs and quickly

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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

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We are

A couple that rapidly is reaching the age of retirement. We currently work in Norway and the farm is our retirement plan.
Favorite stories
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Apple Juice and more

Nothing tastes like natural apple juice. No sugar added. Just pure juice – delicious. Here are descriptions of the two methods I have used to make juice.

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Summer Season – Highs and Lows

The summer is usually a busy season. We’ve had lots of visitors and taken time off from our projects. However, the plants have produced an abundance of flowers and food for us to enjoy and preserve.

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With a Little Help From our Friends

Finishing the roof on our new build has taken time, but with the help from neighbours, family and friends, the roof is finally complete. All of us have been challenged to do things we have never tried before. The «boys» have laid solar panels and roof tiles and the «girls» have handled power tools and new trades.

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