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Feb 29, 2016

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

WWOOFer opportunity, Waveney Valley –Suffolk. Looking for a couple to help us out March-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

Cave in Spain. This is a great opportunity for someone with a bit of building, plumbing or handyman skill. Non-WWOOFing partner welcome or two WWOOFers. We offer cool and comfortable camping in the cave, delicious meals. 27 May till 4 June. 7 July till 17 August. Contact Happybunny: cave@woolhampton.fslife.co.uk

Small Welsh hill farm with usual menagerie of animals welcome long/short term WWOOFers to the highlight (?) of the year LAMBING. Non-smoker of any age/sex warmly welcome. Contact: 01239 820432.

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

Help wanted for lambing at Moss Peteral, a hill farm on the Northumberland-Cumbria border. 200 mule ewes to lamb inside from Easter weekend followed by 300 swales from mid April. Last year’s helper wrote up her experience for WWOOF news: see Summer 2015, issue 247. Contact: sue@mosspeteral.com

Forest garden and permaculture project in East Sussex seeks long-term volunteers (up to 8 months) to lead/manage work of other temporary WWOOFers during 2016. Normal WWOOF terms plus additional incentives negotiable (e.g. extra free time, additional training funded, etc.). Bunkhouse accommodation. Non-smokers ONLY. Contact: 01273 477595 or Colin tc09@gn.apc.org or www.rodmellfoodforest.wordpress.com

Wanted. WWOOFer with Hydro Electric Knowledge for a domestic system on out river. Near Lancaster. Contact: Andy on 01524261124 or andy.ive@btinternet.com

Help required April – September on 2 acres 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

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