Classifieds and notices

Aug 20, 2019

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Great opportunity for new entrant farmers in Sussex, Somerset and the Gower! Our friends at Ecological Land Coop still have a last few plots to fill. This is an affordable way build your own house and live off the land. Visit their weblink here to find out the details 

Looking to buy land. We would be very interested to hear about land suitable for setting up a quiet and low impact retreat project. We envisage there being some existing wooded areas, road access, water supply and close proximity to a small village and the coast. Contact: theparrog@gmail.com 07733 337565

Job opportunity: Newton Dee Camphill Community in Aberdeen is looking for an experienced and passionate Dairy Farmer, for their Bio-Dynamic Farm (Demeter certification). We welcome applications by couples, individuals or persons who feel they will be able to work together. Applicants would need knowledge in the overall management of an organic farm, experience and skills in the day to day work involved and the ability to work as part of a team. Find out more here

 

Notices

The first Farmstart Network exchange visit will be to the Kindling Trust site in Stockport on Tuesday 1st October. Lunch, followed by a farm tour and explanation of how the Farmstart operates. There will then be a chance to discuss the wider work of the Farmstart Network and feed into a conversation about what support people need and where we go from here. You can find out more info and register here

Do you want to you want to be one of the voices calling for a fairer and more sustainable food system as part of the National Food Strategy? You can contribute to the Call For Evidence directly here or in conjunction with our friends The Landworkers Alliance. Lots more info here

Two great websites jam-packed with practical information on ecological living have come to our attention. They may be ideal if you’re looking for ways to signpost people just dipping their toes in the sea of sustaibablity (first-time WWOOFers?) Visit lowimpact.org and 52 Climate Actions

 

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