classifieds

Oct 13, 2014

Here by popular demand are the classified ads from the autumn issue of WWOOF UK News. We had no idea they were so popular! You’ll see there weren’t so many for that edition so please keep them rolling in as we now have more opportunities to put you in touch with each other. Send them to editor@wwoof.org.uk

Smallholding in mid Wales for sale. Two miles from our farm; our original holding is for sale. 5 bed 16th century farmhouse plus 5 acres. We would love to find people who want to be near other hosts, or to be part of a small community or to form their own cooperative. £235,000. WWOOF hosts for 20 yrs, we have many exciting land based projects happening. Tel Fran 01686 412744 or email franblockley@yahoo.co.uk

We’re looking to buy a smallholding or land with (or likely to get) planning permission in Wales. We’ve been WWOOFers and communal hosts and are now looking to settle on our own patch, so we’d especially welcome land that’s been cared for. Location and size flexible. email pensca@gmail.com 

Herbalist wanted – help in gardens, processing and planning, with a view to you taking on this small enterprise as your own, as a farm partnership. We need herbal extracts, wool dyeing and teaching. There is also the opportunity to set up your own practice. Contact zoe@trillfarm.co.uk 

Emerson College has developed a new training with a focus on developing and deepening sustainable agricultural practice. The urgency of a responsible relationship to the land requires a response that encompasses environmental, social and practical aspects.
email: registrar@emerson.org.uk
tel: 01342 822238
http://emerson.org.uk/biodynamics-course 

Classifieds ads are free up to 50 words at the editor’s discretion. WWOOF UK accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of advertisements and does not endorse the products and services offered. You are advised to check before availing yourself of what is offered. 

A recipe for personal evolution

A recipe for personal evolution

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Mr Fluttergrub’s Garden: Globe artichokes

Mr Fluttergrub’s Garden: Globe artichokes

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WWOOFing at Soillse Cohousing, Findhorn

WWOOFing at Soillse Cohousing, Findhorn

By Graham Meltzer and Monica Betancourt Graham writes… Christopher (Soillse’s head gardener) and myself (WWOOFer coordinator), picked up Monica (our first WWOOFer of the summer) from the bus just two days ago. We were happy and grateful to receive her since we’d left...