classifieds

May 27, 2017

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

55 year old former construction worker seeks eco building projects in Sussex and surrounding counties. Various building skills. mrcraigwest@hotmail.com WWOOF ID 54895

Fit Guardian reader, 70, seeks situation with eco-minded group or individuals. 50 years experience backwoods living in Munster (Ireland), Dyfed, Portugal. Keen on cycling, trees, horses, pottery, cabin building, writing. Some capital. Prefers Wessex, Dyfed, Norfolk. Contact: chriswalker789@hotmail.com. WWOOFer ID 60698

Colin Tudge, founder of the ORFC, will be hosting a one-week ‘pop-up’ college on the Future of Food and Farming from 17th September at Chisholme House in Scotland. Please see their website for details: www.chisholme.org

Housesitter/s required from 21 June-5 July 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 email: juliette@dalreoich.co.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.

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

Beautiful 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. Please contact: merav66@hotmail.com karuna.org.uk

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