Our second WWOOF experience in New Zealand was exactly what we were hoping for! We learned to care for livestock, recognize and care for the plants in the garden and food forest, and other useful life skills for working on a homestead. WARNING: This post will contain graphic details about an ethical homekill of a cow.
I first heard the term WWOOF while attending a Mother Earth News Fair in Oregon. In short, WWOOF is a program where organic farmers seek a volunteer and offer room/board and meals in exchange for a few hours of work. It gives the farmer some extra hands to help with the work load, and gives... Continue Reading →