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.
This 'wee' blog has some delicious quotations to ponder. A theatre troupe go WWOOFing en route to performing at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 and learn about WWOOFing, hospitality and Scottish cuisine!!!
"Every afternoon and evening, the company would gather together to eat at her and Eddie's beautiful warm home and I can safely say that none of us had a single meal short of incredible. I had a wonderful time helping Donna, Margaret, and Donna's WWOOFer, Louis, in the kitchen several times and it was really interesting to learn more about the WWOOF.
Now, here is a most inspirational project: VieWWOOF - Roads without engines to join the [WWOOF] network of farms. What a great idea?!! Creating maps to show the best routes for walking, cycling or using public transport between visits to WWOOF hosts..... Love it!!