Sunday 28 May, 2017

Can I WWOOF with my kids?

Can I WWOOF with my kids?
WWOOF organisations around the world are often asked if it is possible to WWOOF with children and the answer is, “Yes, absolutely”. WWOOFing with children can be an incredibly rewarding experience, for everyone involved. There are a few [...]

WWOOF in W-tree Australia

50 people live in W-tree (is that short WWOOF-tree?) and we employ six people. When I first moved up here there was no employment. Most of the income WWOOF generates gets spent locally including $70,000 per year at the local post office. There [...]

WWOOFing in India – India Today

WWOOFing in India – India Today
Volunteer Tourism is catching with those wanting to give back to society in some way or the other. It allows the unique opportunity to combine an adventurous tour with meaningful volunteering,” says Mohit Gupta, Chief Business Officer, [...]

Earn your keep on holiday – Herald

Earn your keep on holiday – Herald
If you’ve always dreamt of making organic wine, cheese or bread, immerse yourself in the lifestyle on a WWOOF (an acronym for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) adventure in beautiful locations across New Zealand.  Read more…

BRINGING BACK THE BOX

BRINGING BACK THE BOX
Vege Box Schemes have been growing in popularity over recent years. A certain amount of excitement accompanies us when our box arrives at our front door each week. For some people this may seem a little odd, but for those of us who are feeding [...]

When WWOOFers Get Sick

When WWOOFers Get Sick
I recall a time on my travels through India when I fell violently ill with what the locals call “Desert Fever”. My throat was raw, my fever was high, I couldn’t handle the light let alone get out of bed and my tummy wouldn’t hold anything [...]

The Evolution of WWOOF?

The Evolution of WWOOF?
Recently WWOOF International was directed to an interesting article, by Dennis Smith, on WWOOFing in Samoa. Have a read of the article here; http://www.wwoofsamoa.com/2012/09/a-samoan-wwoof-hosts-perspective/ The article looks at a debate that [...]

WWOOF 101

WWOOF 101
Have you ever heard of travellers or backpackers talking of WWOOFing? If you’ve ever eavesdropped on a conversation where WWOOFing was the topic, and wondered what in the world this strangely-named experience was (NB: it has nothing to [...]

How To Get The Most From Your WWOOF Exchange

How To Get The Most From Your WWOOF Exchange
WWOOF International has recently had the privilege of reading Maggie Melin’s thesis on Active Learning as a Tool for Behaviour Change, focusing on WWOOF as a Case study for her research. Maggie is originally from Michigan in the United [...]

How To Volunteer With WWOOF

Here’s a great little article written by Carrie Thompson and found online at The Expeditioner (plenty of other interesting travel features here too). This is just a general run-down of WWOOF and how it works but the article is interesting, [...]