FoWO’s 5th Anniversary

Today is the Federation of WWOOF Organisations (FoWO) 5th Anniversary! FoWO started out with 12 member countries and has now grown 45, and also runs WWOOF Independents, which has another 80+ countries on its list. There are around 16,000 WWOOF host farmers and last year around 110,000 WWOOFers visited them around the world! Now that’s … Continued

Local WWOOF Coordinators Meeting in Italy

In October Local Coordinators of WWOOF Italy got together to discuss about networking, regional WWOOF activities, national and international projects. The venue of the gathering was a rural tourism in South Italy, run by a WWOOF host and coordinator of Puglia region. People from all over the country arrived bringing ideas to share, passion, tasty … Continued

Get Down and Dirty

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.

Interview with the WWOOF PhD

Elisabeth Kosnik from Austria received a doctor’s degree at the University of Wellington (New Zealand) in 2013 for her thesis “WWOOF, Environmentalism and Ecotopia: Alternative Social Practices between Ideal and Reality”.