classifieds

Jan 15, 2018

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

Succession opportunity on small mixed organic farm, situated five miles south of Oxford. Would suit energetic and enthusiastic couple or partnership, with a commitment to regenerative farming. Serious enquiries only please to shadiya@phonecoop.coop.

Smiling Tree Farm – Forest Garden Interested in forest gardening and the sustainable, ethical production of meat and dairy? Bursary places available on two Forest Garden courses (Martin Crawford and Chris Evans) followed by volunteering at Smiling Tree Farm to help maintain and develop the 1 acre forest garden. Contact christine@smilingtreefarm.com and smilingtreefarm.com

Regenerative Design for Small Farms Course organised by the Ecological Land Co-op. February 24th / 25th 2018 Canolfan Hermon Community Resource Centre, Hermon, Pembs, SA36 0DT. Fees (inc food): from £90 (sliding scale) Booking is essential (deposit or full payment) Booking form: https://goo.gl/forms/qk5r2FDthB6Iyf3Q2

French family of four: 2 boys, Chris (46, English teacher) and Bruno (47, stone mason/landscape gardener). We plan to live/work/WWOOF in south west UK, from August 2018-January 2019. Interested in offers for long term WWOOFing or house sitting/small rent. We all speak OK English, have WWOOFed in Australia+ UK. Contact: chrismignon@laposte.net

Where have all WWOOFers gone? Is there no one out there with an affinity to country living/animals/gardening etc? Non-smokers, any age or gender warmly welcomed to this Welsh Hill Farm. Host ID 39555 Contact 01239 820432 (evenings best) 

Come and stay in our Eco-house and Permaculture Land Centre. You can rent your own self-contained flat and will get our eggs, vegetables and homemade bread as well. See www.ecodiy.org Walking distance from the sea in Clacton. Contact: 07747847624

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

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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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...