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WWOOF - 45 Years On

We would like to point you in the direction of a wonderful blog by Stephanie Donaldson - one of the first WWOOFers ever!!

Stephanie was a member of WWOOF UK way back in 1971; the year it all began. In her blog she describes the wonderful sense of adventure that her and others had at the time. After noticing an advert in London's Time Out magazine announcing the opportunities for weekends on organic farms Stephanie recalls: "It was just what I was after, I needed to get out of the city and breathe some country air, so I rang the number.

Gardening Courses - Powys, Wales

Courses in Garden Design and Essential Gardening will be starting on 26th September 2016

Both courses will be held at The Workhouse, Llanfyllin SY22 5LD and will be running until 5th December 2016.

These new gardening courses are with the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) and tutor and horticulturalist Emma Maxwell. 

Garden Design (3hrs) - create your own design or help us with ours.

Across The Pond: An Intrepid WWOOFer Writes.

The WWOOFing Adventures Of Lauren Sayers

Lauren Sayers has travelled from Canada to WWOOF in Ireland, Scotland, Wales; finishing-up in England - the birthplace of WWOOF itself. 

We begin in Canada where Lauren kicks-off the blog offering sound advice on how to go about arranging visits with host farms - she even includes an entire inventory of what she will be putting in her backpack!

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