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Aug 31, 2015

Here are the latest classified ads. Please keep them rolling in, send them to editor@wwoof.org.uk

Opportunity for two WWOOFers to help run CSA and Coop Co-op in East Sussex for 2016 season. Would suit a couple. Learn about regenerative agriculture, no-dig growing systems, sheep husbandry, and Paleo coaching. Accommodation is in a portacabin next to the family home. Contact: Emma at stoplooklisten@me.com or phone 07976 296 364. 

Researching Holistic Approaches to Agroecology. Deepen your agroecological research (organics, biodynamics, permaculture, urban agriculture, social dimensions of agriculture). A distance learning course from PG cert through to a full masters. Includes optional intensives (workshops, lectures, seminars). Details can be found on the dedicated website http://researchingagroecology.org.uk

Looking for accommodation this Autumn and Winter, either cottage/flat/studio flat or will consider a shared house, within easy reach of Inverness. Happy to do gardening work or odd jobs in part exchange for rent. I am a self employed gardener, including work on many gardens across the Highlands. Contact Alastair: ahsimmons@hotmail.co.uk or 07929 433253 

Available to let: small house with own veg plot (plot in need of attention!) on Herefordshire smallholding. Modern, semi-detached, two bedroom dwelling, wood burning stove, solar panels, woodland, wildlife, three miles from market town with railway station, £550 pcm. Contact: Pete (ex-WWOOFer) folley.farm@btinternet.com 

Braziers Park Community looking for new residents. We have openings in the kitchen and in the garden. Work is 25-28 hours a week in exchange for board and lodging, with the option of a small wage after a successful trial period. See www.braziers.org.uk for more information. 

For Sale: The Blueberry Farm, Shropshire/Wales border. Six acres mature plantation. Barn conversion 2/3 beds. 18m new single story barn. Equipment, full drip fertigation. Wind/bird netting system. 4 tonnes crop 2014, projected 6 tonnes 2015. £375,000. 3 / 4 bed Victorian Cottage £295,000. Together £650,000. Contact: 01948 710525 or woodcottageberry@aol.com 

FARM AND WOODLAND APPRENTICESHIP. Based in South Devon. Paid position (£3.30/hr) with training. Caravan provided or bring own caravan / van. Essential: own vehicle. GCSE D English & Maths. 17-24 old. Contact: stertfarm@gmail.com 07817 975025 

Two bedroomed cottage on small Northumberland hill farm available in exchange for 20 hours work per week farm and field work. Winter months initially but with the possibility of extension. See our WWOOF profile under The Sneep. Contact: mtfim_macgregor@yahoo.co.uk 

OPPORTUNITY TO RUN A PRODUCTIVE COMMUNITY GARDEN. West Ardnamurchan Produce Community Interest Company is offering the opportunity to run its Community Garden as a commercial but community –minded venture. Around 2 acres of land, soft fruit and vegetables. Suit a self-sufficient individual or partnership. Full details here (https://www.wwoof.org.uk/latest-news/opportunity-run-productive-community-garden-scotland), contact: Kirstie Shirra at kshirra@yahoo.co.uk 

Young Lilies is a not-for-profit company that works with young people to develop them into healthy adults. We are looking for smallholdings/land owners willing to work with us for development on site into community centres with shops selling own produce as well as meeting smallholdings’ needs. See Young-Lilies.org.uk, contact: Lil@Young-Lilies.org.uk

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