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Regulation of new genetic engineering techniques as GMOs

The global organic food and farming movement calls for the regulation of new genetic engineering techniques as GMOs BONN AND BRUSSELS, 15 JANUARY 2018 - During its General Assembly in New Delhi (India), on 12 November 2017, IFOAM – Organics International adopted a...

One Italian Summer – an Aussie family goes WWOOFing

One Italian Summer by Pip Williams Pip and Shannon dreamed of living the good life. They wanted to slow down, grow their own food and spend more time with the people they love. But jobs and responsibilities got in the way: their chooks died, their fruit rotted, and...

Are you following the Host Guidelines?

 Are you following the Host Guidelines? WWOOF Hosts must: Grow or produce organic products. Provide experiences to WWOOFers in organic farming/gardening techniques. Provide all food & clean comfortable accommodation to WWOOFers in exchange for 4 - 6 hours of...

ABC’s Landline visits the WWOOF Office in W Tree

This week we were delighted to be visited by Tim and the crew from ABC's Landline. Tim Interviewed retired Managing Director, Garry Ainsworth and Office Manger, Traci Wilson-Brown about changes to the rules for Second Working Holiday Visas made in 2015 and the impact...

WWOOF Hosts Fred and Neroli, W Tree

Fred and Neroli, with their Organic Garlic and Hemp farm in beautiful East Gippsland, have been WWOOF Hosts since 1988, they have had some wonderful WWOOFers volunteering for them over the years. They enjoy spending quality  time with their WWOOFers and have them...

Hows and whys of WWOOFing

In the days when we worked from printed membership applications, WWOOFers would often answer this question on the application form:  "Where did you hear about us?" The usual response amounted to "word-of-mouth". For example: I heard about WWOOFing from my mother,...

The Gathering Folk

Meet Dean, Shay, and Everly. This family are real food, clean living, low ‘tox, tree loving, gathering kind of folk that are on an adventure to discover ways to live sustainably, build community, and just downright have more fun. It’d be easy to place them in the...

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