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Jan 8, 2017

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

Trainee grower opportunity at Black Isle Veg Boxes near Inverness. Some veg growing experience essential but training provided. Must have good work ethic and driving licence. 35hrs / week in exchange for static caravan accommodation, bills, home produce & small renumeration. Couples and individuals welcome. dan@fearniewell.co.uk or www.blackisleveg.co.uk

The Soil Association’s Future Growers programme has been training the next generation of organic growers since 2007. In 2017 it’s changing the way it works and will now provide a six month course of rich, farm-based training events, available for any aspiring grower to participate in. See www.soilassociation.org/futuregrowers/ for details.

We are looking for an enthusiastic/ethical single or couple to join HeavensGate for a long term WWOOFing exchange in 2017. Location: rural Aylesbury Vale but only one hour from London or Oxford. We have been successfully hosting for 4 years but feel we need continuity and longer term planning now, Email karen@heavens-gate.org.uk

The Biodynamic Association’s Introduction to Biodynamics course starts on the 23rd January 2017. Four weeks of context, principles and practice for anyone who wants to know more about biodynamics. £50 and an internet connection can introduce you to a sustainable, regenerative way of producing vital food. To find out more: www.bdacollege.org.uk/introduction-course

Housesitter/s required from 3rd – 11th March 2017 to look after 1 horse and 2 cats in beautiful Highland Glen. Wonderful walks, bike rides etc. Will need own transport and some knowledge of horses care. Tel Juliette: 01349 884440 or email: juliette@dalreoich.co.uk

We are always interested in hearing from people who would like to be more involved with the WWOOF UK steering group. Contact scarlett@wwoof.org.uk

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

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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