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 do with dog walking) then look no further. Here is WWOOF 101: A Complete Guide and Explanation to the ins and outs of WWOOFing.
Firstly, it would probably help to know exactly what WWOOF stands for as that clears a lot of confusion up. WWOOF is an abbreviation of “World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms” or “Willing Workers of Organic Farms“. It is a worldwide network of organizations where volunteers help organic farmers in exchange for food and board.
Sounds pretty simple, eh? But there’s so much more to it…
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