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WWOOFing in CH

I did WWOOFing in Australia back in the 80s and loved ( as I had the time ).

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Discovered the Swiss chapter here.


The farmlist of WWOOF-Switzerland currently contains about 45 farms all over Switzerland and about 10 farms in other countries.

What can you expect from «wwoofing»

You will get first hand experience of organic farming and growing by giving a hand wherever it is needed.

In the country you are staying , you will get ito know the people, the way of live, and the culture.

You will meet other people from the organic movement and make friends.

And you will help the organic movement, which is often labour-intensive and does not rely on artificial fertilizers or persistent poisons.

WWOOF is not...

... a way to earn money during your holidays, though some farms do pay some pocket money, depending on your capabilities and dedication. We think that 4 - 6 hours help per day on average should do if no money will be paid, and that no pocket money should be given during the first week. Don't forget to come to an agreement regarding pocket money before arriving at the farm, if payment is important for you. Do not rely on any expected earnings. Make sure you have a valid return ticket and enough money to stay elsewhere as a normal tourist in case you have to leave your volunteer job for whatever reasons.

You are free to stay for a few days, weeks or even longer, depending on the needs on the farm. Of course you can also move from one farm to another. Some WWOOFers have stayed two or three months at one place; others stay a few weeks, then move on to another farm on the list.
An alternate is WorkAway:


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Re: WWOOFing in CH

That would be a dogsbody on an organic farm.
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