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Holm Hage is in the most wonderful little village called Holmsbu, on the peninsula between Drammen and Oslo. You can start the day with a swim in the Oslofjord just as the sun rises, it will give you the best for your body and soul. Holm Hage at Holm farm is a newly startet project. We aim to become a visitor garden and a resource center for information, and learning about the prinsiples for sustainable gardening and local society by using permaculture as a design-tool. Holm farm is an old farm with long traditions. Today the farm is run with mostly grain production and for the last 20 years also as a «scene» for cultural arrangements like concerts, theatre, exhibitions, meetings and weddings. The permaculture garden is our new and very exciting project for the future. Holm Hage(garden) internship Who are you? o Young adult, in mind or body. o Dedicatet and punctual. o Tidy and organized. o Interested in gardening/farming. o Handy and familiar with tools. o Used to work and taking responsibility, proactive. o Curious and willing to learn. o Interested in permaculture or in learning about it. Volunteering We need a good team of two volunteers from mid May to mid August to help us start up Holm Hage. The main work this first season will be growing a variety of vegetables and building infrastructure, like fencing, soil- and bedpreparation, water management and dam building. We will be doing biodiversity surveys, observing and making notes on everything we do in the garden. We welcome people into the garden to present our project to the public. As part of our team you work five to six hours a day,five days a week. You will participate in the daily work whatever that is, you will get to know the priciples of permaculture and we will also visit other farms in the neighbourhood to learn and share. What can we offer? o An adventoures stay at a beautiful spot. o Nice accomodation in a fully equiped small cabin, in the center of Holmsbu. o Lunch on workingdays. o Bicycles to get around. o Vegetables from the garden. o Time to explore people and nature in the southern part of Norway. Who are we? Kristin Blichfeldt; owner of Holm farm and Holm Hage. Charlotte Kirk; co-owner of Holm Hage, your contact and working manager. http://holmgard.no/ Oslo Would you like to stay with us for at least one month or three, then don`t hesitate. Send your application today or by the 10th of April! We need to know a little about you and why you find Holm Hage interesting, what your background is and how long, and for what period you can stay. Please send us your phone number so we can have an informal chat about your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you to our garden this summer! Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: +47 91321727 Periods: 15th of May – 15th of June 15th of June – 15th of July 15th of July – 15th of August Preferably we would like you to stay two or three periods.