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May 19, 2018

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

Courses at Karuna Insight Design, beautiful established 18 acre Forest garden project in Shropshire: Scything 9 June, Permaculture Intro 4-5 August, Forest Gardening 11-12 August, Grow Beyond Vegan (permaculture) 1-2 September. You can WWOOF with us before or after a course. Contact,01694-751374, merav66@hotmail.com, or see karuna.org.uk, Karuna insight design on Facebook

Seeking to purchase land near to the coast; UK or Ireland. We are a couple planning to establish a small, low-impact centre for retreat and healing. Preferably with own natural water supply and woodland – the land would need to be in a quiet location. Please email: theparrog@gmail.com or phone: 07733 337565

Elder Farm Summer School 2018 from Soil to Medicine, 25-29 June: come and learn about herbal medicine on a 5.5 acre Soil Association organic smallholding. Five days of teaching, a delicious lunch and leave with your own ‘herbal first aid kit’ Cost £450, 20 spaces available Contact helen@elderfarm.co.uk www.elderfarm.co.uk

Foundations of Natural Intelligence: Woodland Retreat Spend a week living in a yurt and getting back to nature with like-minded people, cooking in the woods, meditating and answering questions such as ‘Can I see myself and the world as one?’ July and August dates available. See website for details: http://www.chisholme.org/whats-on/upcoming-courses.html

Regenerative Design for Small Farms July 5th / 6th 2018 Musbury Village Hall, East Devon, EX13 8AJ. Fees (inc food): from £80 (sliding scale).Booking is essential (deposit or full payment). Booking form: https://goo.gl/forms/P6JkmjBWZNe4BYgE2 Skills and knowledge to redesign your farm or land holding into an agroecological, productive and regenerative system.

COTTAGE FOR RENT Beautiful cottage with large garden in the Brown Clee Hills of South Shropshire, 8 miles from Ludlow. Stunning views. Two bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom. Double glazed windows, wood burner & Rayburn. Two good-sized sheds. £450 pcm. Contact: Polly, 01584 823604 or 07814 458289, email info@oak-barn.co.uk

Spaces still available at Canalside CSA’s WWOOF camp in beautiful and historic Warwickshire. Every year we host up to 8 WWOOFers for a 2-week volunteer camp. Sign up now! Check out our profile (host ID 89456), tel 07758340491 or email grower@canalsidecommunityfood.org.uk

We hope you are enjoying your WWOOFing and getting the chance to visit some of our hundreds of varied and inspiring hosts all over the UK. We’d love you to link to our website when you post about your adventures on social media. It’s www.wwoof.org.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

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