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Sep 21, 2023

WWOOF UK – Member’s Gathering and AGM at Windmill Hill City Farm, Bristol

We’d love you to join us for our members’ gathering and AGM on Saturday 28th October at Windmill Hill City Farm, Bedminster, Bristol from 11am – 4.30pm.

Windmill Hill is a 4.5 acre green space and community hub situated 20 minutes walk from the centre of Bristol. It is home to a farm, gardens, cafe and farm shop. The farm provides an excellent opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to learn about farming and sustainable food production. What a perfect setting for our AGM!

We’ll be accompanying the business of the AGM with our guest speaker Andrea Gibbons, who is the network coordinator for Sustainable Food Places, and brings years of grassroots network building and community development experience in US and UK environmental and social justice movements.  We are very pleased she is able to attend!

There’ll also be a WWOOF question & answer panel, and the chance to have an informal tour of Windmill Hill City Farm. Plus the perennial Swaps Table will be in attendance, so please bring along something WWOOFy that will bring a smile to the face of a fellow attendee – saved seeds, a book, produce, gardening gloves – you get the picture.

Photos courtesy of Windmill Hill City Farm instagram page

The Members’ Gathering is always a valuable time for members to get together and talk over the pleasures and challenges of being part of WWOOF UK and the organic movement. There’ll be lots of time within the day to chat with friends old and new, over tea, coffee and lunch.

There will be a £10 charge for the day to include all refreshments and lunch; numbers will be limited, so please book soon.

Click on the link below to book your place:

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Welcome aboard

We’d like to offer a warm welcome to all of the new hosts who’ve joined us since the Lammas newsletter: Soapbox Spirits, Secret Garden Project – Essex​, Memory cottage​, Stoneyacre​, Sandwich Community Woodland​, Tree of Life Veganics, Talbontdrain​, IDMWYD, Wantonwells and Black Grove Farm.

We hope by now you feel like an integral part of the world wide movement that is WWOOF and enjoy many happy hours of cultural exchange. Make sure you connect with us on social media too. We’d love you to tag us @wwoofuk when you’re sharing pics and vids from your hosting accomplishments or use the #wwoofuk hashtag to help other people get a better understanding of what we’re about.

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