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Jan 10, 2016

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

Trainee Grower/Crofter Opportunity in Shetland. Full-time, the 6 month placement runs from mid-April to mid-October with food, accommodation and small living allowance. It will provide an opportunity to learn about growing produce and running a veg box scheme in the wild north. See www.turriefieldveg.co.uk or call/email Penny on 01595 870272 / turriefield@btinternet.com  Applications by Friday 12/02/16, interviews wk beg: 22/02/16. 

Ragmans Lane Market Garden are seeking a new veg grower/business partner to join their young growing enterprise. The successful candidate will work alongside the two existing members of the team, and be jointly responsible for all aspects of growing, selling and distributing vegetables, more info

Help required April – September on 2acres of medicinal herbs in Somerset. Work includes propagation, harvesting, weeding and general maintenance. Experience needed. Caravan supplied, food allowance given. Contact Sarah on: sarahw@organicherbtrading.com 

WWOOFer opportunity, Waveney Valley –Suffolk. Looking for a couple to help us out January–August 2016, on our smallholding and with building our eco home. Self-contained accommodation in straw bale chalet, fuel and basic food in exchange for 25 hrs work a week, each. Experience not essential. Contact: Lil and Martyn using elizabeth786@btinternet.com 

The 10th Organic Producers’ Conference will be held in Bristol from 27th to 28th January 2016. Organic and other producers interested in ecological approaches to sustainable food production will come together with researchers and advisers to share ideas on making agriculture perform better, for their businesses and society. Details…

Interested in part owning/living in shared Welsh Smallholding with Successful Business? Lanlas a beautiful 20 acre permaculture based smallholding near Lampeter with holiday cottages and Wellbeing centre seeks individual or partners to invest and live and work in 30-50% of Lanlas. Email:enquiries@lanlasfarm.co.uk 

COUPLE NEEDED! Come and stay in a little cosy low-impact dwelling in the North East for January, February, March. We need help with coppicing willow, coppicing traditional woodland, with veg box scheme, hens, bit of green building, fire wooding, making snow men, eating christmas cake!!! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY Contact: beth.silverbirch@gmail.com 

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. Email: alison@zanzig.plus.com

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