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Welcome Host Rebecca Johnson – NSW

Welcome Host Rebecca Johnson – NSW

Welcome to a New Host -Rebecca Johnson   By Lynette Vint FARMING METHODS Organic- Organic horticulture is the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants by following the essential principles of organic agriculture in soil...

WWOOFer of the Month

WWOOFer of the Month

By Lynette Vint Meet our WWOOFer of the Month - Lisann Guldner Lisann is 19 years old, and lives in Germany (near Hanover). In her free time Lisannis loves being creative and explore her surroundings – always with a camera in hand, beautiful landscapes are her...

WWOOF your way to a new path in life

WWOOF your way to a new path in life

19th August 2020 | Eativity editors Want to see more of Australia, learn about organic farming and gain some valuable skills? You might want to try WWOOFing. No, it’s nothing to do with dogs (although they’re awesome, too): World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms,...

My WWOOFing experience

My WWOOFing experience

By Lucien Simon Lucien is from Switzerland, before coming to Australia he worked as a primary school teacher and taught children aged 4 to 12 years old. We thought we would catch up with  Lucien and see how his trip is going. Firstly why did you decided to go WWOOFing...

FRUIT FLY’S?

FRUIT FLY’S?

  FRUIT FLY WEBINAR September 3rd, 7.00 pm Presented by Bronwyn Koll, Queensland Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator, Yarra Valley. Bronwyn speaks to East Gippsland on control of the fruit fly, now spreading well beyond its previous range. Topics include recognition...

Sustainable Living at its best!

Sustainable Living at its best!

Meet Jill Redwood South East Victoria Host. Jill lives on a small picturesque farm of 15 acres on rich river flats surrounded by forests & mountains. The Snowy National Park is to the west, the Errinundra NP to the east while the Brodribb wilderness feeds the...

WWOOFing in  North Queensland

WWOOFing in North Queensland

WWOOF Australia Hosts, Chris and Sheriden Robertson from Goodness Farm, are looking for WWOOFers! Babinda Goodness Farm is nestled in the foothills of the two highest mountains in Queensland and the lush Wet Tropics Rainforest. Babinda is known as ‘Australia’s Wettest...

WWOOFing,  2nd Year Visa ‘Bushfire Disaster areas ONLY’

WWOOFing, 2nd Year Visa ‘Bushfire Disaster areas ONLY’

On the 17th of February the Federal Government announced an initiative allowing volunteers in Bushfire Disaster areas to qualify for second and third Working Holiday visas. WWOOF Australia has developed a Volunteer Bushfire Relief Form in consultation with Border...

The Top Soils Project

The Top Soils Project

The Top Soils Project is excited to announce that we will be hosting a 1 hour Zoom event with Grant Sims - Grant will be talking about choosing cover crop species. For those who are not familiar with Grant; The Sims farm has been utilizing no-till since the early 80's...

WWOOFers, that second pair of hands to expedite progress!

WWOOFers, that second pair of hands to expedite progress!

Written by Lynette Vint  WWOOF Australia Office Meet Peter Foran, WWOOF host in Queensland. Peter lives in Illinbah, his property called Turtle Rock is a 2.5 acre property with 200 m Coomera River frontage. Platypus and turtles are in the river, hence the name.  Peter...

The WWOOFing way during Covid-19

The WWOOFing way during Covid-19

We continue to tread in unchartered waters, with Victorian restrictions tightened this week, many more families contemplate the security of their jobs. See this Map for current Victorian cases. Now more than ever families need to start looking at ways to feed the...

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to expand globally, we want to communicate our commitment to business continuity while at the same time, ensuring the health and safety of our employees, who will be working from home until further notice. For COVID-19 links and...

Happy Birthday WWOOF Australia

Happy Birthday WWOOF Australia

A unique name, A unique experience. 39 years, and still going strong! WWOOF Australia is celebrating their 39th birthday. We caught up with the Founder, Lionel Pollard and asked him to share his story from the beginning. Traci and I had a lovely day,...

FREE introductory Permaculture Course Online

FREE introductory Permaculture Course Online

Written by Lynette Vint WWOOF Australia hosts since 1996, Noosa Forest Retreat started as a grass-roots community of like minded people, exploring the cutting edge of a permaculture vision.   Founding the Permaculture Course Online in 2017 with the goal to make...

BioLogical, the united voice for organic

BioLogical, the united voice for organic

Welcome to the first issue of BioLogical, the united voice for organic, biodynamic and biological farmers at a commercial scale in Australia. A platform to reflect upon farming cooperatives broader aims and vision for land stewardship, transition and preservation in...

Isolation with Lucy Shepherd- Footprints Farm

Isolation with Lucy Shepherd- Footprints Farm

Self isolation in paradise at Footprints in style. As the world went mad, two French WWOOFers escaped the city, 5 hours north to their first WWOOFing property, glad to be in nature. As a host of over 12 years and well travelled myself and having even done some...

WWOOF on an Emu Farm in W.A.

WWOOF on an Emu Farm in W.A.

Wiluna Emu farm began in 1976-77 run by Applied Ecology Pty Ltd where Kip Venn was employed to help with research and farm management. In 1980, in conjunction with CSIRO Kip and his wife Charmian began further research into emus at their property in Toodyay Western...

2nd & 3rd Year Visa news update from the WWOOF Office

2nd & 3rd Year Visa news update from the WWOOF Office

Hosts, we have WWOOFers who are very keen to assist on bushfire affected farms, so if you need help please let us know by email and also put up a Notice on the WWOOF Notice Board, you are responsible for keeping up to date with the Isolation and Distancing rules laid...

WWOOF Australia acknowledges the Traditional owners of the land on which we work. We honour the ongoing cultural & spiritual connections, heritage, customs & beliefs of Aboriginal people & pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

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