Gibside Community Farm Growers are looking for a professional grower who can produce a plan for Gibside Community Farm, a group of 20 people who are working together on I acre walled garden and 6.46 acres field in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear on National Trust property called Gibside. They are now in their second growing season and wish to make transition to being a Community Supported Agriculture scheme.
Cherry Gardens Farm is looking for an apprentice to join our team. We are a 13ha holding on the edge of Ashdown Forest in East Sussex. We produce a wide range of vegetables and fruit for year round sales through our farm shop. We also operate a low-key PYO for some vegetables, fruit and flowers as well as supplying other local outlets.
There is currently a job vacancy suitable for WWOOFers who have experience on commercial organic vegetable farms.
FarmStart Manchester is the UK’s first organic vegetable farm business incubator, currently in it’s second season. With it we aim to make the route into farming easier by providing access to land, training and mentoring, as well as support selling to local markets.
We are looking for a grower to work with Richard Plowright here at Stowey Rocks Farm in Somerset. The Assistant Grower will help with the running of the whole growing enterprise from crop planning to market.
Another wonderful blog from 'Hawkeandherring' - these guys are WWOOFing in the UK and here they share their top tips on how to make the experience as enjoyable as possible. It serves as a guide to best WWOOFing etiquette and gastromic pragmatism rolled into one!!
Seems that the scientists have finally proven something that any WWOOFer worth their salt has known, instinctively, for ages! Namely, that organically produced food has more nutritional value than non-organically produced food.