Jun
27
2013
James Dennis

FoWO (Federation of WWOOF Organisations) is born

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Posted Jun 27 2013 by James Dennis of Diggers & Dreamers

There have been exciting developments in the world of WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms) this month. The movement, which began in 1971, and links people who want to volunteer on organic farms Read more …

Jun
21
2013
Shaun Chamberlin

Incredible opportunity to join a co-operative, low-impact smallholding project in Devon

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Here’s some background to the Ecological Land Co-op’s project in Devon, and here’s a post celebrating the fact that they were successful in their planning application. Now they’re looking for people. Over to Shaun.

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Jun
14
2013
Dave Darby

Low-impact living opportunities in Argyll & Bute

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Posted Jun 14 2013 by Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org

We’ve had a bit of a heads-up from a Lowimpact.org partner (who wants to remain anonymous) and family who have been looking for land to start a smallholding for years, and are finally buying a bit of Scotland on the Cowal peninsula in Argyllshire. Read more …

Jun
7
2013
Oliver Swann

Monstanto 1, Vernon 0 – choose your side and get involved!

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Posted Jun 7 2013 by Oliver Swann of Natural Homes

Monsanto, one of three companies that control 53% of the world’s commercial seed market, has sued hundreds of small farmers in the United States in recent years to protect its patents on genetically-engineered seeds. Read more …

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