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WWOOFWorld-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (est. 1971)
WWOOFWilling Workers on Organic Farms
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WWOOF volunteers, or 'WWOOFers', do not pay for their stay and WWOOF hosts do not pay volunteers for their help, creating an ideal mutual aid and family environment.
Becoming one of the founder members of WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) took Stephanie along the organic route and also to Mid Wales.
Tommy and Shawna had met at my place on the WWOOF programme.
A volunteer stint with World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) could have you working on an organic farm, tending hens, feeding livestock, turning compost, planting, harvesting and more.
The World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) organization offers volunteers a unique experience on organic farms around the world.
This week, during the 2006 apple harvest, I have volunteered to help a farmer by the name of Helmut * with his orchard and dairy farm, placed by the non-profit World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF), which provides thousands of volunteers to organic farms year-round.
In addition, there are a growing number of programs like WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms), farm and factory apprenticeships, learning tours, Elderhostels, book clubs, learning co-ops, and other social innovations to meet the emerging demand for self-learning.
One group of people who would find this directory useful are those interested in WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) because each entry includes a note of whether the community serves as a host for WWOOFers.
Choose from a list of farms and communities that need help and are listed in the WWOOF bi-monthly newsletter.
Several organizations exist to match short-term workers with willing hosts and Wwoof.org (Willing Workers on Organic Farms--www.wwoof.net) specializes in matching volunteers with farms, or any project for that matter, that uses organic methods in sustainable agriculture.
To work with people from different parts of the world, choose an international organization, such as Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF).