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Feb 23, 2019

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

Female, late 40s, permaculturist, grower/gardener and tutor, looking for a nice man of similar age to join me on life’s adventures. I am passionate about nature, sustainability and building community, love crafting, reading, cycling and socialising with my friends. Do get in touch! femalegrower69@gmail.com

West Ardnamurchan Community Development Company is offering the opportunity to run a Community Garden on the west coast of Scotland. For information and details about the application process please email: Kirstie Shirra kshirra@yahoo.co.uk. The deadline for applications is 4th March 2019. Further information about the Garden is available here http://wacg.tumblr.com/

A children’s author with more than 50 published titles and a founder of a charitable publisher wants to rent a farmhouse/cottage on a working farm for at least a year while writing a series of books. Your farm will become a setting for the stories, be mentioned in the titles and in promotional literature. Contact: julie@cleverfoxpress.com.

Long term WWOOFer/ trainee at Abbey Home Farm: April to October 2019, a chance to experience life in an organic commercial growing environment, learning by assisting the veg growing team in the 12 acre garden surrounding the farmshop and cafe. Simple accomodation. Volunteer position with stipend. For more details please email hilary@theorganicfarmshop.co.uk including cv and letter of interest.

New courses at Karuna Insight Design, beautiful established 18-acre Forest Garden project in Shropshire: Grow your own plants: June 29-30, Forest Gardening: July 13-14, Permaculture intro: July 20-21, Living in community: August 24-25, Vegan Permaculture: August 31-September 1. You can WWOOF before or after a course. Contact 01694-751374, merav66@hotmail.com, Karuna insight design on Facebook, karuna.org.uk,

For Sale. Fully equipped, self contained mushroom farming business; basically everything needed to set up a low impact, eco-sustainable mushroom farm. Can be sold either as a mobile infrastructure or continue where it is now based in Oxford. Price Negotiable. Contact Tel: 07505 884 986. Email: info@oxfordmushroomco.com Web: oxfordmushroomco.com

Assistant grower wanted at Primrose, a thriving, organic, no-dig market garden near Hay-on-Wye, from April till October 2019. Food, accommodation, £50/week and a good learning environment. Opportunity to take on the lease for 2020. Drivers licence desirable. Email: primrosemarketgarden@gmail.com, Glenn: 07891 756358, Tamsin: 07427041939

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

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Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

Opportunity: Start your own small dairy

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New beginnings: first time WWOOFing in Wales

New beginnings: first time WWOOFing in Wales

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Growing Roots in the Local Organic Farming Scene

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