Monday 24 April, 2017

Will My Age Be An Issue?

Every now and again here in the WWOOF office we receive correspondence from an “older” person who is keen to go WWOOFing but is concerned that it is a young persons game. The questions are “Will I be able to meet the physical [...]

Food For Thought – WWOOFing in Developing Nations

We all know that living with another family can be an ‘interesting’ experience. So travelling in foreign lands and living with families from different cultures with different customs, traditions, religions, foods and languages can [...]

WWOOFing in Mauritius

WWOOFing in Mauritius
With an average yearly temperature of 25C, 14 hours of sunshine a day, tropical forests, mountains flowing down to torquoise seas, beautiful birds and wildlife, fantastic seafood, fruits of the forest, and an interesting history creating a truly [...]

Can I Share My Seeds With You?

Can I Share My Seeds With You?
Seed banks, seed savers, seed societies, seed exchanges, they are all over the world. If you aren’t doing it yourself there are probably people around you saving and exchanging seed in various capacities. Just this year I swapped Rats [...]

WWOOFing Opportunities in Africa, a Nigeria Perspective

______________________________________________ Abstract __________________________ WWOOF (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms) is a non-commercial network of organizations that facilitate volunteer work onorganic farms all over the world. [...]

ABC Radio Article about WWOOF Australia

ABC Radio Article about WWOOF Australia
Interview with Garry Ainsworth, managing director of WWOOF Australia. Garry talks about the beginnings of WWOOF Australia, some of the hosts there and also what kind of experiences WWOOFers can expect. Listen at www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2011/03/03/3154415.htm?site=gippsland

“I’m Off to WWOOF in Paradise”

“I’m Off to WWOOF in Paradise”
Little does the seasoned or first time wwoofer realize that wwoofing in the tropics isn’t wwoofing in NZ. Sometimes, when they first enquire about wwoofing in the islands they haven’t done their homework, i.e. locating you on the world map. [...]

Launch of WWOOF Kazakhstan

WWOOF Kazakhstan We first made contact in 18th October 2006. Lately in the 25th November 2006 we have received the Starter Kit. By the date of 8th March 2008 we launched the website of WWOOF Kazakhstan. The web-address is http://kazakhstanwwoof.narod.ru. [...]

A Paradigm Shift – The Evolution of WWOOF in India

www.wwoofindia.org  Organic agriculture concept is not new to India , Mahatma Gandhi pioneered organic agriculture through constructive programs in several locations in India. A protagonist of self-reliance, he taught his fellow workers about [...]