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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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Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

Start your own biodynamic small dairy on the Inner Hebrides with help setting-up from wonderful WWOOF hosts. We have created a biodynamic farm on the inner Hebridean Island of Lismore, 38 acres. We have been here 13 years now and our cattle are ready to move up a...

New beginnings: first time WWOOFing in Wales

New beginnings: first time WWOOFing in Wales

By Joel Rouse WWOOFing in Pembrokeshire was like being in another world despite being only 235 miles from where I live and work as a photographer and part-time travel blogger. London is home, and I work on Whitehall - one of London's tourist hotspots, topped and...

Growing Roots in the Local Organic Farming Scene

Growing Roots in the Local Organic Farming Scene

By Aurora Moxon Hello, I’m Aurora, a thirty-two-year-old who is happiest in a pair of muddy wellies harvesting apples for scrumpy making, sowing veg for the year ahead and learning hands-on how to make cheese. If my hands aren’t covered in soil, scrumpy or curds, then...