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Feb 25, 2017

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

Soil Health; A Living Perspective. A one-day course with Joel Williams on 21st March in Berkshire run by by Regen Ag UK. For full details contact Natasha 07866 674205 or see details

Gardening intern required 3-9 months to supervise gardens on an exciting project in mid Wales. Food grown year round for 15-20 people (none sold) living on the project. Experience needed to be able to organise the year’s food and supervise volunteers. Guidance and training given. www.thewildernesstrust.org, Old Chapel Farm 01686 413857, franblockley@yahoo.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.

Lodger opportunity! A very large double room (8m x 5m) on the ground floor of a special country home; set in 5 acres of organic smallholding with access to forest. Furnished. Wood burner. Space to grow veg in the walled garden. 5 miles Exeter. £500 pcm all bills inc. Contact: thegreatboatrace@yahoo.com

12 month Internship at Permaculture smallholding starting Spring 2017. Role includes supporting veg box scheme and building activities. Applicant requires experience in veg growing, building and permaculture. We’ll provide stipend, food and lodgings. For info and application form contact wilf.abundantearth@gmail.com

WWOOFing North and South by Margaret Halliday. This book is a must read for anyone wanting to discover what life as a WWOOFer is like. Margaret gives an honest account of hosts in Scotland and New Zealand, describing both the highs and lows with sensitivity and humour. www.margarethalliday.moonfruit.com

WWOOF couple or WWOOFers needed to stay for a few months on our Dartmoor smallholding and 60 acre woodland. 3 days a week help required in return for accommodation (all the time) and food on the days you work. Work includes gardening, animals, woodland and building. Contact annie.mollys@gmail.com / 01364 631165

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

Where have all the WWOOFers gone? Come and stay on a small Welsh hill farm with the added attraction of lambing time No Wi-fi, no worries, only fresh air and exercise guaranteed!! Call on 0129 820432

Beautifu Karuna project in Shropshire: courses in Permaculture, Forest Gardening, Scything & Natural building. Sign up for a course and WWOOF before or after. There’s a summer opportunity for a couple for longer term WWOOFing after an initial trial period, need to be flexible and have own transport. merav66@hotmail.com karuna.org.uk

For sale. Organic smallholding (6 acres) in rural Andalucia. Features: off-grid stone house/ borehole/ hundreds of olive and fruit trees. Potential for vineyard.  Amazing wildlife.  Panoramic views. http://elpocito.wordpress.com.

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

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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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...