Apr 13, 2019

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Housesitter/s required for a long weekend in mid July to look after house, garden, 2 cats and 1 pony in beautiful  Highland Glen 25 miles north of Inverness. Wonderful walks and bike rides etc. Will need own transport and some knowledge of horses care. Contact Juliette Lowe: 01349 884440 or

Love Cheese? We are looking for people to work with us making our award-winning organic cheeses. We are based in Somerset UK. No experience necessary. It’s a physical job, so you must be fit, also a team player and willing to learn. Please contact for more information.

Gardener / green builder needed in Velindre, Brecon to create world food gardens and world structures. Free board and lodging plus income around £60 / week. Would need practical skills and experience of gardening / green building. Minimum 4 months starting asap. Closing date 30th April.  07517490192, 01497847636

The future of our unique sanctuary hangs in the balance as our landlord is now selling. We’re asking for financial support to help the rescue herd of horses and donkeys to relocate and looking for suitable land in the south of England to move to. Can you help? Details:

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!

Opportunity to buy a small-scale market garden in Moray, Scotland. Shop onsite, various wholesale/retail outlets, plus supportive local customer base. An established business that has consistently used organic principles; has increased in popularity with the local community and has lots of potential. Please contact for further information.

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:

Experienced, responsible and reliable WWOOFer (with own car) available to smallholding sit over Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020. I have recent experience with other hosts, which included looking after animals. Initially, please call or text on 07592 751471. Thank you. 

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,,, Karuna insight design on Facebook

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: Web:

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