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Nov 26, 2017

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

Housesitter/s required from 2nd-10th March 2018 to look after 2 cats and 1 pony in beautiful Highland Glen. Wonderful walks, bike rides etc. Will need own transport and knowledge of horse care. Tel Juliette on: 01349 884440 or email: juliette@dalreoich.co.uk

Are you a new or landless grower who has energy and skill to help start up a collaborative market garden enterprise on land you could potentially live on? Are the South Shropshire Hills AONB an area you’d consider? If so, get in touch to talk possibilities. pensca@gmail.com

Winter accommodation offered in return for occasional farm sitting, perfect for couple, room or railway carriage, Nov-Mid March. Also room to rent (£50/week) on our organic farm in mid Wales. www.thewildernesstrust.org A small cabin is also available to carpenter/builder in return for some work. 01686 413857 or 01686 412744 franblockley@yahoo.co.uk

WWOOFing North and South by Margaret Halliday; https://maghal.wordpress.com.

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.

We are looking for a couple for the winter or longer to join our small community and help out on our Dartmoor smallholding with land, vegetables and animals in exchange for cosy stone bothy with a woodburner. e mail: ceelaweela@yahoo.com . tel. 07765069849

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

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

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