Thursday 29 June, 2017

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: Farm Life For The Fun Of It

WWOOFing: Farm Life For The Fun Of It
“…Bayer, 26, was part of an itinerant crew passing through the one-acre property that included a nursing student from Korea, an engineering student from France and a free-spirited 18-year-old fleeing the East Coast before starting [...]

WWOOFing- Farm Life for the Fun of it

“…Bayer, 26, was part of an itinerant crew passing through the one-acre property that included a nursing student from Korea, an engineering student from France and a free-spirited 18-year-old fleeing the East Coast before starting [...]

Building Bonds and Gaining Confidence – WWOOF India

Building Bonds and Gaining Confidence – WWOOF India
by Simrit Malhi When I first quit my job in Bombay and realized my true purpose lay far away from the craziness of the city, I was excited but still a little anxious. I knew I needed to be out in the great fields and farms of the country; that [...]

Want to travel and see the world? Try farming

There was no passion in pizza for Jake Matilsky. So he left Portland, Ore., in 2002 to pursue his longtime love: photography. Scrounging together the money he had saved while delivering tomato pies, Matilsky, then 19, backpacked around Ireland. He [...]

A Labour of Love

A Labour of Love
On one hand you have travellers keen to immerse themselves in our Kiwi culture and learn about organics. On the other hand are landowners in need of more hands to manage their properties organically. Anne Hardie finds out about `WWOOFers’. [...]

Tropical Organic

Tim Marshall recently returned to the North, visiting organic and biodynamic growers in Australia’s north Queensland and the Northern Territory. Not surprisingly, most successful commercial organic farmers in the north grow that magnificent [...]