There are free places for four UK-based WWOOFers aged 18-30 to join a course on growing food with communities in Serbia from 5-12 September.
WWOOF UK is partnering with SustEd (Sustainability Education) to offer these places and all travel and all travel, accommodation, meals and course fees will be covered. The course will also include four course members from each of Turkey, Serbia and Croatia, the other organising countries.
This is a brilliant opportunity if you want to grow plants and food with others as part of community building by volunteering, managing or setting up a community garden, or similar food or farming project, and to learn about organic gardening.
Participants will be selected by the end of July so if you would like to be considered please get in touch with Adam of SustEd by 20th July to apply.
He’ll want to know:
- that you are resident in the UK
- why you want to take part
- how this course will help you with any plans you already have for community growing
- whether you already have experience of community growing
Contact: Adam Cade, firstname.lastname@example.org
The course will be held in the first and only community garden in Belgrade: Baštalište, which is based on the sustainable use of resources, including neglected urban spaces, organic gardening and sustainability. It now has about 100 members on 22 allotments, about 75 volunteers, and 500 visitors, including school kids and university students. Baštalište is a Serbian word play: Bašta + igralište (garden + playground).