FoWO News, News, WWOOF News

Happy 50th Birthday WWOOF!

The 50th Anniversary celebrations went on with a birthday gathering organised by WWOOF UK in mid October. The date was picked to be as close to exactly 50 years after the very first WWOOF took place at Emerson College in Forest Row, East Sussex, in 1971. Sue with...

50th birthday cake
FoWO News, News, WWOOF News

WWOOF Fest in France on 9-10 October

WWOOF France is organizing a very festive weekend to celebrate the 50 years of WWOOF 🎉🌱 On the program: A farmers market, podcasts to discover different initiatives, meetings with agro-ecology authors, workshops to discover new ways of creating and making, WWOOFing...

WWOOF 50 illustration
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WWOOF – HALF A CENTURY OLD!

By Sue Coppard, founder of WWOOF “It feels amazing, WWOOF at the venerable old age of Fifty! Half a century in October! How it’s grown since its beginnings as a trial weekend for three people, back in October 1971. On a Friday evening three of us took the train...

European Meeting 2016 - Ireland
WWOOF News, WWOOF Tips

WWOOFing in Covid times

It’s been a COVID-19 year, but learning about sustainable agriculture while meeting new people is still possible through the WWOOF network.Indeed day-long volunteering with a local host was possible to keep going even during lockdown and it has been getting more...

WWOOFing in Covid times
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