5 Things You Need to Go WWOOFing in Canada This Summer

May 15, 2023

In honour of the quickly approaching summer, and with it the advent of the WWOOFing season. And to help out all the folks from across Canada and the world who are beginning to plan out their WWOOFing adventures…⁠

…This is obviously more important for international visitors, who need to get their visa sorted out before arriving. But Canadians too, need a valid ID and insurance to cover them. WWOOF Canada provides personal injury and accident insurance to all WWOOFers as an $11 add on at signup.

…Will you buy a VW Bus and have a #vanlife adventure? Or will you bring your bike and cycle from Atlantic Canada’s stunning rocky coastline to the vast Canadian Prairies. If you don’t have your own transport, check in with your host. Hosts are often very accommodating to WWOOFers who need to be picked up at a local airport or bus station.⁠

…This doesn’t need to be anything fancy. While Carhartt’s are great, they are by no means necessary. An old pair of hiking books, your ripped jeans, and a couple of painting T-shirts will work just fine. Don’t have anything like that? Your local thrift store should have you covered.

…When you WWOOF, be prepared to experience a different way of life. You’re coming into an unfamiliar situation, so there will be much you can’t plan for. But if you are open to it, the unexpected moments can often be the most rewarding.⁠

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