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May 29, 2016

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

Organic farming community in beautiful Herefordshire seeks new families: We have a large, south facing, family-sized property for sale, currently valued at £295,000. Would you be interested in a change of lifestyle? Sharing community on our unique farm of 40 acres? If so contact: 0844 812 3711 or membership@canonfromecourt.org.uk, or visit our website canonfromecourt.org.uk 

Learn to Scythe at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust. Introductory scythe course‎s; for dates see www.scythecymru.co.uk. WWOOFers welcome to help with hand hay making and other farm / garden work on low impact smallholding. Contact: ‎Scythecymru@yahoo.co.uk, 01559 371485.

Seeking a long-term wwoofing/exchange, any UK location considered. Please email me at: theparrog@gmail.com Thank you.

Someone needed from November to March on Orkney to work on eco building projects on a family-run organic farm. Ideally a person or couple with joinery / building / maintenance skills with an interest in sustainability. No dogs please. Some payment available. Contact: wheemsbothy@googlemail.com

Wanted: detached house or place for my caravan, near Bristol, in exchange for normal rent or part-time work. I’m a craftswoman, botany and nature connection teacher, organic veg grower. Very sensitive to WiFi, mobiles, technology so looking for somewhere away from masts, traffic, houses. Can you help? Contact: Abi 01179628422

Opportunity for an amazing educational WWOOFng experience from 1st May 2016. We’re looking for help with our Community Supported Agriculture scheme at The Crossing, Forest Row, accommodation provided in exchange for labour. Ideally we’d like to welcome a couple interested in Regenerative Agriculture, Agroforestry and Permaculture principles. Contact: info@thecrossingforestrow.com

Galapagos National Park seeks experienced volunteers to aid in their native and endemic plant reintroduction program. Professional experience in: Identification and seed/cuttings collection, Propagation/reintroduction of woody and herbaceous plants, Green/shade-house operations, Ecosystem rebuilding best-practices. Conversational Spanish preferred. www.CoastGalapagos.com/volunteer-application-form/

Courses at Karuna insight design: Forest gardening June 17-19, Scything July 3. WWOOF host in Shropshire, 18 acre of beautiful mixed permaculture design. You can WWOOF before or after attending a course; this year WWOOFers with building skills, carpentry extra welcome. Contact merav66@hotmail.com or phone 01694-751374

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

WWOOF Host since 1982, Meike Laurenson left Germany as a teenager. After 20 years in London, she went for The Good Life to start a smallholding aiming for self-sufficiency and organic growing. Her book shares the ups and downs of living with the land: When I became English…Available on Amazon. www.meikelaurenson.co.uk

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Dyfed Permaculture Farm and Scythe Cymru

Dyfed Permaculture Farm and Scythe Cymru

By Michelle Lainé Dyfed Permaculture Farm was founded in 1996. The 28 acre farm includes 6 acres of traditional wildflower meadow, permanent pasture, allotments, woods and gardens, all farmed by hand using traditional tools such as the scythe. We also have a...

WWOOFing as a post-school remedy

WWOOFing as a post-school remedy

by Amelie Flora Harper-Stanford My name is Amelie, I am nineteen. I live in Forest Row, Sussex, where I enjoy going on walks and navigating the day with my local community. I am a big creative and I value the region of the planet that I have grown up in. I love...

Forging ahead

Forging ahead

By Greg Klaes of Forge Farm / Clattercote Wharf My late wife Kate and I bought 2 hectares along the Oxford Canal where there was a canal loading wharf and several derelict 18th century barns in the early 1980’s. Sarah, our daughter, was three when we moved our...

Orchard Blossom Day

Orchard Blossom Day

By Adam Cade Orchard Blossom Day is a new annual event in recognition of the beauty, bounty and biodiversity of orchard fruit trees. It encourages orchard groups and managers to organise Orchard Blossom events during their own blossom time, perhaps as a seasonal...