If the traveling farmer’s life appeals to your inner muddy maven, it’s time to make hay from the resources WWOOF membership offers you.
WWOOF comes in as a movement that aims to join organic farmers and growers with volunteers in an effort to increase cultural understanding. It’s all about constructing a global community. Here’s all about WWOOF.
Are you dying to travel the world, but aren’t sure how to fund your multi-city or multi-country adventure? For over 40 years, students, gap year kids and interested adults have donated their time to WWOOFing (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) in exchange for food and housing all over the world.
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.
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
“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