Aug 26, 2017

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Free accommodation for two months (late September to late November) while we are away for small group, couples or individual in Devon organic smallholding, with veg. patch, small fields, orchard, woodland, stream. Donations to cover heating etc. Vegetarians/vegans preferred. For more info see our hosting webpage. Contact

Earthworm Housing Co-operative seeks new members. On Herefordshire/ Shropshire/ Powys-borders, our co-op manages three buildings and seven acres. We are looking for two more members with enthusiasm and time for renovating building work. Open day: 23rd September, which is at least a few weeks before the closing date for applications. see:

Permaculture magazine is enjoying its 25th Anniversary year and to celebrate they are offering 10 Lucky Dip Permaculture Books for just £25 + postage. The package is full of quality books, including permaculture classics, titles on sustainable technology, community, food & drink, and much more. Order while stocks last:

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:

Try before you buy. What is it like to run a smallholding? pigs, chickens, sheep a veg box scheme. Come and stay at husband the land and get to know if this life is for you. We’re looking to partner up. Let’s talk. Call Emma 07976 296 364

Planning ahead? A new eleven-week early summer programme called Designing for Life will run  next year from 9th April 22nd June 2018 at Emerson College in East Sussex. Details:, contact:

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

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A recipe for personal evolution

A recipe for personal evolution

By Lily Castro The past year, I have been studying my masters in Creative Writing in busy, bustling London (I am originally from the states) and have discovered that I am actually most happy when I am outside of the city and in nature. I have included black and white...

Mr Fluttergrub’s Garden: Globe artichokes

Mr Fluttergrub’s Garden: Globe artichokes

The best perennial on the plot? Spring and early summer is the time when perennial vegetables are most welcome. In March there’s the first rhubarb stalks (perhaps the only vegetable to get coated in custard) and towards the end of April the first delicate spears of...

WWOOFing at Soillse Cohousing, Findhorn

WWOOFing at Soillse Cohousing, Findhorn

By Graham Meltzer and Monica Betancourt Graham writes… Christopher (Soillse’s head gardener) and myself (WWOOFer coordinator), picked up Monica (our first WWOOFer of the summer) from the bus just two days ago. We were happy and grateful to receive her since we’d left...