WWOOF aims to provide volunteers (often called “WWOOFers” or “woofers”, /ˈwʊfər/) with first-hand experience in organic and ecologically sound growing methods, to help the organic movement; and to let volunteers experience life in a rural setting or a different country. WWOOF volunteers generally do not receive financial payment. The host provides food, accommodation, and opportunities to learn, in exchange for assistance with farming or gardening activities.
WWOOF is an exchange
Volunteer help in exchange for food, accommodation and learning opportunities in organic farming/growing and sustainable life practices. There is no hierarchy between host and volunteer, no productivity expectations, no financial transactions, and as such WWOOFing encourages a partnership based on mutual trust and respect.
I first came to WWOOF because I struggled getting a paid job and because I didn’t want to spend to much money/ be able to stay in Canada for the period of time I intended to stay. That was in May of 2014.
But before I was able to search for a host AND get t…
The raised beds have been a little neglected while trying to balance working, a baby and getting back into the gym but I think I’m about there. Today (two weeks later than planned) I have been and harvested carrots, beetroot and the first batch of runner beans!
As I have previously mentioned, I am certainly no expert at this! However I do plan on improving my growing skills so hopefully our little fa….
Source: beautiful bounty|noallotment.
Earth is probably the oldest building material known and has been used in traditional construction in almost all the regions in the world for centuries. It has been used in the form of COB, hammed earth and adobe which are similar methods of construction that use soil and organic materials such as straw to produce sun-dried individual bricks or whole walls. After the creation of the fired clay brick, which can be mass-produced and is widely used in construc….