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Aug 19, 2018

House sitter required over the Christmas period to look after two cats and a pony for about a week in a beautiful Highland glen 25 miles north of Inverness, wonderful walks, bike rides etc. Need own transport and some knowledge of horse care. Contact: Juliette, juliette@dalreoich.co.uk or phone 01349 884440

Former WWOOFer seeking participants for a Birkbeck University study on ‘prepping’, self-reliance and environmental threat in the UK. We are looking for WWOOF community members who ‘prep’ for disasters to take part in confidential interviews. £10 Amazon e-voucher as a thank you. Please contact Sonia for more information at griddown-rescript@bbk.ac.uk

Small house available for rent with access to large veg garden for growing. East of England. Details please contact stv_mhny@yahoo.co.uk

Hello, my partner and I are looking to buy land (3 acres plus) to create a retreat to support others in reconnecting to nature. Ideally by the sea, with woodland, peaceful but with life nearby other than the flora & fauna J Email thinkbygeorge@aol.com Thank-you!  

We are looking for a house sitter to look after our smallholding outside Bath. We need the veg patch watered, animals fed and watered and general keeping an eye on the space. Knowledge on garden maintenance would be needed. Please get in touch if interested. Thanks Algy Sloane – algy.sloane@btopenworld.com

The Gaia Foundation Seed Sovereignty programme is looking to connect with growers interested in training in seed production with a view to sell or swap seed their wider community. Would also like to speak to farmers interested in growing ‘heritage’ grains. Contact: katie@gaianet.org

We’re looking for a new member to join Brambles Housing Coop in Sheffield! We are a co-op of committed, lovely, busy people close to the city centre with a large garden. Contact: brambles@riseup.net

SHARE FARMING OPPORTUNITY offered on long-established 140 acre organic upland farm, with possibility of more land. Shropshire Hills. Pedigree Traditional Herefords, Clun sheep. Good direct marketing potential. Details mark.ecom@btinternet.com

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