Feb 24, 2018

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Courses at Karuna Insight Design, beautiful established 18 acre Forest garden project in Shropshire -Grafting 4 March, Scything 9 June, Permaculture Intro 4-5 August, Forest Gardening 11-12 August, Grow Beyond Vegan (permaculture) 1-2 September. You can WWOOF before or after a course. Contact 01694-751374,,, Karuna insight design on Facebook

We are looking for someone to help us run a thriving, organic market garden near Hay-on-Wye, from April till October 2018. We offer food, accommodation and £50/week as well as a good learning environment. Email us at or call Glenn: 07891756358 or Tamsin: 07427041939

Regenerative Design for Small Farms April 28th / 29th 2018 Canolfan Hermon Community Resource Centre, Hermon, Pembs, SA36 0DT. Fees (inc food): from £75 (sliding scale) Booking is essential (deposit or full payment) Booking form: useful for farmers/ smallholders/ permaculturists at any stage. Hosted by Niels Corfield.

Room to rent in large country house on 13 acre organic smallholding. Suit single or couple. En-suite. Woodburner. Woodlands. Shared kitchen. Space to grow own veg. Rural location 6 miles from Exeter. Contact Hazel 07876267591

WWOOFing North and South by Margaret Halliday; 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.

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.

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:

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)

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

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:

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Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

Start your own biodynamic small dairy on the Inner Hebrides with help setting-up from wonderful WWOOF hosts. We have created a biodynamic farm on the inner Hebridean Island of Lismore, 38 acres. We have been here 13 years now and our cattle are ready to move up a...

New beginnings: first time WWOOFing in Wales

New beginnings: first time WWOOFing in Wales

By Joel Rouse WWOOFing in Pembrokeshire was like being in another world despite being only 235 miles from where I live and work as a photographer and part-time travel blogger. London is home, and I work on Whitehall - one of London's tourist hotspots, topped and...

Growing Roots in the Local Organic Farming Scene

Growing Roots in the Local Organic Farming Scene

By Aurora Moxon Hello, I’m Aurora, a thirty-two-year-old who is happiest in a pair of muddy wellies harvesting apples for scrumpy making, sowing veg for the year ahead and learning hands-on how to make cheese. If my hands aren’t covered in soil, scrumpy or curds, then...