Photo: Maria Chily


WWOOF (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms) is an international organization that matches volunteers with farms all over the world who are looking for extra hands. The volunteer (typically) receives room and board for a set number of works hours per week, with stays ranging in length from a week to a season or more.

Basically, the articles below approach the topic from two angles: 1. advice for finding and setting up a wwoofing experience and making sure it’s a positive one, and 2. roundups of wwoofing opportunities in different parts of the world.

Wwoofing Articles

I’m an expat in a place Halloween is not celebrated. Here’s why I refuse to give up the holiday

by Cathy Brown

15 epic things Canadians need to do this summer

by Morgane Croissant

19 experiences every WWOOFer has

by Candice Walsh

On the rise of WWOOFing in Brazil

by Stephanie Foden

9 tips for WWOOFing in New Zealand

by Alisa Rudnick

Learning experiences: Organic farming in Japan

by Jessica Aves

5 WWOOFing opportunities in France

by Lindsay Kalama-Smith

10 WWOOFing Opportunities in Australia

by Rebecca Kinsella

5 WWOOFing Opportunities in Thailand

by Dona Francis

10 WWOOFing Opportunities in Ireland

by Rebecca Kinsella

4 questions to ask before WWOOFing

by Marieke van der Velden

A first-timer’s guide to WWOOF-ing

by Laurie Pickard

5 reasons why slow travel beats going on vacation

by Josh Kearns

Sustainable organic farming and you

by Ian MacKenzie

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