Christmas time on Rolstad Farm

We recently sold our farm and moved to Rolstad Gård, which is at the edge of the municipality on the way to Eidsvoll. It’s a beautiful farm surrounded by the river Vorma on one side, and forest with lakes on the other. It’s also a Christmas tree farm and we came just in time for…

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Rooms to rent at Rolstad

We recently moved to this beautiful farm called Rolstad where we are renting the top two floors of the dark yellow house. The first floor is still unoccupied, and we are looking for someone who would like to rent it for 8000 nok a month. It has two bedrooms, an office, living room and kitchen. …

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In the footsteps of Wergeland and Schübeler

I recently attended a gathering organized by the Norwegian Seed Savers which included a broad network of gardeners and plant enthusiasts from all over Norway. We gathered in the priest’s farm at Ringebu which is one of the jewels in the crown of the recently established Schübeler Gardens.  Frederik Schübeler (1815 – 1892) was a Norwegian botanist and curator at the…

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Selling the Farm

Selling the Farm After over a decade on the farm the time has come to selling it. Here is the link for those who may want to buy it. The showing is on the 2nd October. We will be staying in Nes and I have moved temporarily to a vegetable farm nearby called Furuvoll.    We…

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Web of Ecological Thought

Studying organic agriculture was a letdown for me. I had expected to learn about ecology but was instead confronted with the workings of tractors, contribution margin calculations and basically conventional agriculture minus the sprays. I wanted to learn about how to relate to ecology in a sustainable way based on the science of ecology.  Instead…

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