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An Introduction to finding the real you! WWOOF Australia - World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms - has been operating for 37 years introducing Gap year Students to our varied hosts across Australia. Many people consider taking a gap year in order to gain new...
As Australians we eat Continental English style, which is different to many countries in the world; we follow England and their table etiquette rules. This means our fork goes in the left hand and knife in the right hand, with the tines of the fork always over and never up. Laying your knife and fork in the middle of your plate with the blades of your knife facing in is our signal to show that you are finished your meal even if food is still on the plate.
This should really go without saying, but remember to thank whoever has prepared your meal, even if it wasn’t to your taste.
My name is Kayla Robertson and I'm the host of All Being Well, a podcast that explores wellbeing in our busy world. I recently interviewed Paul West from River Cottage Australia about organic farming, and he was singing the praises of WWOOF Australia as his original...
26.07.2018 IFOAM – Organics International welcomes the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that new breeding methods such as CRISPR and other gene editing techniques are forms of genetic engineering, and that products therefrom are indeed Genetically...
WWOOF Australia is proud to announce its Limited Edition Wildlife Prints. These are great Souvenirs for WWOOFers to take home with them or for Hosts to give as presents.
Time to Revisit Originally written By Frank Hyman on January 7, 2015 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. A London...
Stoneware is the perfect medium for brewing and storing your kombucha. NourishmeOrganics jars are individually handmade on the potter’s wheel from stoneware clay.
Kefir is a fermented drink, filled with probiotics which is made by combining special cultures, called kefir grains, in a liquid such as milk or sugary-water. Drinking kefir helps boost the immune system, improves your digestion, helps regulate cholesterol, and has many other health benefits.
How to travel the world on a budget: Meet the couple who jet set around the globe WWOOFing for a mere $7 a DAY – and beer, fuel and chocolate are their only expenses
For the future, the couple’s mission is ‘to get locally grown organic produce out to every single Australian’ through a partnership with a farm or other business partners.
WWOOFers get to speak the language, learn about Australian culture and really explore the area. See how the locals live, not just the Tourist experience. And hopefully get to learn about sustainable living and agriculture.
Permaculture is a word that is coming up more and more frequently in discussions around organic gardening and sustainable farming methods, but what exactly is permaculture?
Looking for a a truly individual souvenir that will bring back memories for years to come? We’ve got you covered with a range of authentic WWOOF gear available in our Shop.
In 2017, IFOAM launched the ‘Global Policy Toolkit on Public Support to Organic Agriculture’, an overview of policies supporting organic agriculture along with tips and tools for advocates and policy-makers.
Being a Host with WWOOF is a very special opportunity to connect with people who are keen to help and learn. It is such a great way to get those extra hands to help out on your property while cultivating meaningful relationships and leaving a lasting impact on people’s lives.
Our new Mobile App for WWOOF has been released for Android and iOS phones. The App uses all your info from the Website: Your own profile, Favorites, Host Farms & WWOOFers, Instant messaging, Map & List Search
Whether as a Volunteer or as a Host, when you sign up to WWOOF you play an integral role in strengthening a community that supports Australian organic farmers to make a living AND helps keen explorers to gain invaluable experience and make lifelong memories!
We'd like to share this beautiful testimonial and pictures from our friends at Halcyon Fields, we're always happy to hear about your special experiences with WWOOF! "Dear WWOOFing team, We just wanted to say thank you for providing such a great way to connect people...
Looking to make the most of your WWOOFing experience and your journey in Australia? Get a copy of the “WWOOFers’ Handbook”, a practical and personal guide to being a Willing Worker.
Be a warrior against waste! Give up those throw-away plastics and keep your food fresh with our eco-friendly WWOOF Beeswax WWraps!
WWOOF Hosts Early Bird Special, thank you to all Hosts that have responded to our Renewal special and the wonderful feedback we are receiving about the new website.