"An education centre run by a residential staff, we aim to provide an exemplar of intelligent adaptation to the world’s environmental, social and economic changes, a place where a diverse range of people can come to learn and share practical skills in sustainable living as well as benefit from creative expression and personal development."
We grow a wide range of organic fruit and vegetables for our farm shop, markets, box scheme, local and national customers on 77 acres in south Herefordshire, and are looking for a packhouse manager to join our team.
A hands-on role mainly responsible for crops from harvest to shipment; storage, grading, packing customers’ orders, helping in farm shop. Some growing and harvest work during quieter seasons.
March 23rd Norfolk Gleaning Day: On 23rd March, the Gleaning Network will be heading down to a farm in Norfolk to save tonnes of parsnips from going to waste. Do you live in Cambridge, Peterborough or Norfolk? We need volunteers to help harvest the tasty produce! We're also looking for a driver with a driving license category C1 or above. Join the Arable Spring!
Hi I have land near Totnes that I would like to rent out (long term) to people who would like to live a low impact lifestyle and grow food, etc. I am a herbalist, and 1 of my students is keen to set up a medicinal garden on the land. There is also a salad business I am happy to pass onto whoever rents the land. There is space for 3 more individuals /couples. I am looking for experienced growers, able to work with others, keen on involving volunteers from the local community, and willing to apply for grants.
Stroud Community Agriculture is a 50-acre biodynamic CSA farming on two sites in Gloucestershire. We have been established now for 10 years and provide meat and vegetables for our 190 members. Please see our website at www.StroudCommunityAgriculture.org .
On March 3rd 2013 the inaugural annual general meeting of the international farming organization La Via Campesina UK will be held at Ruskin Mill Farm, Gloucestershire, marking the launch of the organisation’s first UK-wide co-ordination. La Via Campesina was founded in 1993 to represent the rights of small-scale traditional food producers around the world. Today the organisation represents more than 200 million farmers, growers, pastoralists and fishermen and campaigns for their rights to be recognised by national and international policies.