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World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (also known as Willing Workers on Organic Farms) (WWOOF) is a loose network of national...

Ten of the best WWOOFing breaks

The concept of a "WWOOFing holiday" is simple, very cheap and 100% above board: volunteers enjoy free food and accommodation at organic projects throughout the world in return for a number of hours' unpaid work per day. The meaning of the acronym has evolved alongside the movement itself.

WOOFING in Greece - Pros & Cons | Live Free Die Travelling

For those uninitiated, Woofing is the term used for "Working On Organic Farms" and applies to volunteers working in return for their food and accommodation throughout the stay with their host. There are definite "Pros" and "Cons" for embarking on this form of voluntary work and based on our considerable experience of Woofing, we will explore some of these in the following article.

sophie and matt's woofing blog: travel, wwoof, eat, talk, enjoy

hello out there we have been off wwoofing and i can now tell you it is definatly worth quiting your dead end job moving house and county to be with your girlfriend to wwoof.

[ Gone WWOOFing ]

In an era of corporate farming and food miles, volunteer placements on organic farms are reviving the human connection between man and his lunch. by Louisa Clarence-Smith The Adventurous Traveller"You're going to WORK. On a FARM," my city-dweller friend exclaimed in response to my summer plans two years ago."Yep.

The Essential Wwoofing Pack List

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 clothes to bring.

A first-timer's guide to WWOOF-ing

If you're seeking a deeper connection to the land and local economy, WWOOF-ing takes you right to the source. First night at the farm Some time very late I was startled by a rustling, no, more like a crunching sound, coming from the woods behind my tent.

How To WWOOF Around the World - BootsnAll Toolkit

The girl in the hostel bunk above you just said she was "going to woof", so now you're wondering-is barking like a dog the next big thing in budget travel?

Guide for the first-time WWOOFer | Travel Blog

Sleepzone Hostel Galway, Ireland Wednesday, June 24, 2009 One thing I was annoyed with when scouting out this WWOOFing business was that nobody had really written a guide on what to expect and how to prepare for first-time WWOOFing.

11 Things to Know Before You WWOOF

After volunteering for five days on small farm-- complete with ultra fresh meals and a bit of farming work in a picture perfect setting -- I've learned a good bit about WWOOFing (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms). In retrospect, there are a few things I wish I would have known before going.

sophie and matt's woofing blog

I just realised I couldn't really start the blog without the last chapter of our Wooffing experience. The last place we went to was called Dyffryn Isaf in South Wales. We arrived in the afternoon and after a cuppa tea we got stuck straight in a started to weed some beds and soon discovered that this farm has one type of white rooted that was very persistent.

Claire and Ethan's Blog: WOOFing in Costa Rica

Goodness! It's been ages since we posted anything! You must all be wondering where we are and what we're up to. For the last few weeks, we've been staying at a gorgeous organic farm up in the mountains, about 45 minutes south of Turrialba, Costa Rica.

How to Travel and Work Around the World with WWOOF

The subject of WWOOFing around the world isn't one I've dealt with yet is often a question asked by readers. In order to find out more about this unique way to see the world, I turned to frequent WWOOFer and freelance writer Sophie McGovern to tell us all about it.

10 WWOOFing Opportunities in Ireland

Exposure to organic farming techniques, harvesting potatoes, fixing farm fences, milking goats, and feeding chickens were WWOOFing experiences we had mentally prepared for. The compost toilet, however, was not. Together we studied the Humanure Compost Toilet Manual. It read, "There are two types of people in this world.

Tina Winterlik: A Woofing We Shall Go

Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2012!/zipolita @zipolita Google+ A woofing we shall go, A woofing we shall go, Hi Ho the scenerio A woofing we shall go! Well kids this is it! We are almost on our way to our first Woofing Adventure.

Three Reasons Why Woofing in New Zealand Will Change Your Life - CheapOair - Guest Blogs and Tips on Travel from trav...

The WOOFing program ( connects volunteers with organic farms, where they exchange few hours of labour per day for room, board and much more. Here are three reasons why WOOFing in New Zealand will change your life. 1. Live In A Completely Different Rhythm For A While.

WWOOFing blogs on TravelPod

If you're unfamiliar with the term, WWOOF, it stands for World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (aka Willing Workers on Organic Farms) and it's a growing organization that matches workers to organic farms. Lots of TravelPod bloggers use the network to travel all over the world.

What's it like to WWOOF?

Posted on 08. Jul, 2010 by Guest Poster in Guest posts I like today's guest post, by Lindsay Nicholls, not only because it is hilarious but because WWOOFing is something I've heard about but never had the guts to try. Never heard of it? Read on...

WOOFING during the Mistral in Provence - Coveside Bed and Breakfast

WOOFING during the Mistral in Provence Posted on by Tom & Carolyn After spending two months, over two years, working on our French in classes near Nice, we wanted to put it to use and see how we could do in the real world.

Woofing - a New Way to Travel | secko's Blog

Woofing has been around since the mid-90s and but is only now taking off in a big way. That has much to do with the state of the global economy - more people are looking for a cheap way to travel, and the worldwide recession and the belt-tightening that has gone along with it has prompted many young people to look at different ways of living and consuming.

Musick Farm - WWOOFING experience | Travel Blog

So after feeling fed up with the travelling lark we were ready to get our teeth into some hard work on the farm. I have left Dim in charge of a few of these blogs as I was losing a bit of enthusiasm and I can't see if he explained the concept of WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms).

How to WWOOF Long-Term :

WWOOFing is a great program, but each person's experience is a little different because WWOOFing is conducted by individuals who make their own decisions about who they want to work with and what they expect in return. The organization puts farms and volunteers together. But it doesn't decide who does what.

Organic farming: Wwoofing holidays

Photo: Jessica Reeder Each year thousands of voulunteers lend a hand on one of the organic farms in the global Wwoof network, in exchange for bed and board. Roll up your sleeves and Wwoof!

WWOOFing & Working Holidays

We offer you the opportunities for exploring the area and relaxing, learning new skills and sharing an environmentally-friendly lifestyle. You can gain experience in organic gardening, forest management, tree care and propagation, biodynamic techniques, permaculture design, bread-baking and making fruit and vegetable conserves.

Woofing - an alternative holiday experiance | The Mount Eden Village People

Recently Sara, one of the Mount Eden village people team, had a few days WWOOFing (Willing Workers On Organic Farms). She was working with Charlie and Joy Pringle helping weed pingao grass at Long Beach near Dunedin. Pingao grass is a native sand dune grass which is being re established on a number of beaches around NZ.

Eco Breaks: Eco Working Holidays Worldwide (WWOOFING) | Activities |

If you're yearning to dirty your hands, replenish your oxygen supplies and get back to nature, then this is for you. A brilliant concept allowing 'ordinary' people like us to get in touch with families on farms, almost anywhere in the world, who need practical help in return for food and accommodation.