It’s become a rite of passage for college grads, gap year kids, and the agri-curious of all ages to spend a few weeks or months WWOOFing (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) overseas.
When it comes to WWOOFing, you just have to roll with it.
Traveling the world and working the land are the tenets behind WWOOF – World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. Amanda Pearson, FoWO International Development Co-ordinator tells us more about the life-changing impact a WWOOFing experience can have for all involved.
Packing for the first leg of our RTW was tough! Not only were we camping our way through Europe (with a tent, etc), but we were going through an array of temperatures – from Iceland to Southern Italy. On top of that I really wanted to wwoof and I had no idea what type of … Continued
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA®) is hiring WWOOF Ambassadors as part of a special project.
The making of ‘Living and Learning on Organic Farms’ (LLOOF); two years working on an EU farming project without actually getting dirty hands. WWOOF UK director Nim Kibbler has been involved in this far-reaching project since day one and reflects on its progress and impact.
Interested in gaining some practical experience on working Organic Farms in exchange for accommodation and food? Here are our top 10 tips for WWOOFing courtesy of Scarlett Penn UK WWOOF co-ordinator.
“It’s all about organic, biological farming and I have an interest in that,” Parsons said. “One day I want to be able to at least grow some of my own food.”
Green, eco and sustainable travel are growing six times faster than traditional travel.
Sustainable Agriculture students at Sterling College do more than just study local foodways and the working landscape; they roll up their sleeves and create an agricultural ecosystem that is innovative, inclusive, natural, and just. Some students come to Sterling College without ever having been on a farm or in a garden. On the other end … Continued