This is a job offered by Cultivate Oxford - a food cooperative with over 400 members based in Little Wittenham. Cultivate supplies fresh, locally-produced food to Oxford and surrounding communities via a mobile greengrocery (the VegVan) at markets and through an online shop, Cultivate Online.
The name of a very smart and high quality short documentary film made by Cyrus Sutton. This documentary is about a growing movement of people who are fed up with an industrial agricultural system that is reliant upon fossil fuels and chemicals.
An opportunity has arisen for a grower to take on an established vegetable farming business in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
The current owner has successfully grown potatoes and other field vegetables for nearly 25 years, but is looking to take a step back and find someone with the passion and drive to take the business forwards.
Manchester Veg People [a partner of The Kindling Trust] have two new job vacancies on offer.
Manchester Veg People is a pioneering co-operative of local organic growers, buyers (restaurants/cafes, caterers and the public sector), and workers - collaborating to provide fresh, seasonal food of the highest possible quality for Greater Manchester.
The details of the jobs: [taken from the Kindling Trust website]
A new partnership has been set up between WWOOF UK and the Land Workers' Alliance (LWA) whereby new or renewing host members of each organisation can benefit from one year's FREE membership with the other organisation. So as long as you fit into the criteria of both groups you can get two memberships for the price of one!
'Joint membership' offer runs from 1 April 2015 until 1 April 2016
IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) have just started a new project in East Africa with the goal of improving income and livelihoods in rural communities through the development of market-oriented organic production.