Nov 29, 2014

Here are the classified ads from the winter issue of WWOOF UK News. Please keep them rolling in; send them to

Refuge sought – looking for somewhere to pitch a yurt as occasional retreat from stressful life situation. Can offer labour or a maybe payment in exchange. Ideally Herefordshire/ Worcestershire, Sussex, Devon. Please call Ben on 07956 382117 or email

Gold Hill Organic Farm (established 1989) seeks responsible, personable shop manager to run onsite farm shop, 30 hours/week, Thurs-Sun, £9/hour. We sell vegetables (grown on- and off-site), dairy, dry goods etc. Responsibilities include stock taking, ordering, till sales, help with cafe when required. For job description email marked for the attention of Sara.

Spanish rural retreat for 12. £260,000 ONO. 6 bed 6 bath 3 kitchen, mains water, mains electric, 6 hectares almond farmland, group space. Good for Retirement, Business, Community. Email for pics:

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.
tel: 01342 822238

Intentional community seeks new members. 15-min walk from Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), flats for sale or rent in shared 18th-century house. 5 acres woodland, own water supply, wood heating, forest and open space for growing/gardening. Sorry no dogs.

Glasgow House Share – Suitable for vegans and non-smokers. Rent only £50.00 per week. Includes all bills. Community gardening and good times await you. Please contact Chris via email

We’re looking to buy a smallholding or land with (or likely to get) planning permission in South Wales or the Welsh Borders. 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

Hand built self catering log cabin to let for holidays on livestock farm in the Blackdown hills of Somerset Disabled friendly, lots of lovely walks and wildlife, can sleep up to 12 persons. Also looking for WWOOFer to help construct another similar cabin. Matthew Sparks. Telephone 01823 601270, email

WANTED – MARKET GARDEN APPRENTICE Enthusiastic, hardworking person required for 2015 growing season to assist experienced grower on 3-acre organic smallholding in Devon, using permaculture and bio-dynamic principles to grow wide range of crops and medicinal herbs for local markets. Work includes polytunnels, poultry, forest gardens and seed-saving. Experience not necessary, right attitude essential. References required. Contact Rob or Diana: 01409 254450 or

Urban Roots is a community-based growing project in Glasgow that always requires volunteers. For more information please see, give us a call for a friendly chat on 0141 613 2766 or email

Free holidays for tired WWOOFers. Large shed with woodburner, cooker and necessary cutlery etc., separate shower, loo, and upstairs bedroom, free for short breaks in our six acre wildlife home in rural North Cornwall. No dogs.

SEEKING OTHERS to advance a low-impact, land based living project Mid /North Wales / North England: off-grid, self building, growing/rearing livelihoods. Experience in: business, group process, planning as valued as land-based skills. 

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.

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