WWOOF-USA (WorldWide Opportunities on Organic Farms-USA)
: PO Box 1098City
: Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF - USA) is part of a world-wide effort to link volunteers with organic farmers, promote an educational exchange, and build a global community conscious of ecological farming practices. Our organization produces a quarterly directory of more than 700 organic farmers in the United States who would like to host volunteers on their farm.
Guidelines for WWOOF-USA
WWOOF-USA facilitates volunteering on an organic farms. The program is available to anyone more than 18 years of age - urbanites, professionals, students, families, farmers, gardeners, or people who have never touched soil in their lives are all welcome. Volunteers generally work for a half-day, participating in farm work and projects as needed. In exchange, farmers provide volunteers with meals and accommodation. Each farm makes its own work schedule, so please be sure to contact farms before your visit to discuss the details of the farm stay.
There are more than 700 host farms in the WWOOF-USA Directory of Organic Farms, located throughout the US, including Hawaii and the US Virgin Islands. Some farms request longer stays (1-3 months) while others host volunteers for as short as a few days. The WWOOF-USA Directory of Organic Host Farms contains descriptions of each farm, which include the type of farm, crops grown, personality of the farm family and/or community, and farm projects.Web site
: http://wwoofusa.orgContact info
: $25 annual membership fee
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