Winter is now behind us and for some this was the wettest ever on record, so back in January/February we decided to invite you all to take part in the Winter Blues Photo Contest. The idea was to offer the opportunity to revisit your heartwarming WWOOFy photos and relive the memories of warmer days when the daylight hours were longer and you were outside in nature.
By encouraging all members of WWOOF UK to send us the pick of their crop of photos it was hoped we would glean images which will enhance our social media platforms. It must be said that we were not disappointed in the response – the array of photos spanned a broad spectrum of location, activities, styles and subjects.
Those of you whose entry was rewarded with a prize have already been thanked and we hope the awarded WWOOF UK 2016 Calendar is brightening-up an otherwise plain wall in your current abode. We’ve included just a couple here. For the remaining hosts and WWOOFers who kindly sent in photos, please accept our deepest gratitude for taking part in this contest and for supporting the work we do. Many of the photos which were not awarded a prize are brilliant nonetheless and will be used in Facebook and Twitter posts in the months ahead.
It is important to broadcast what WWOOF is all about; the deep sense of connection, fulfilment and joy that can be experienced in the coming together with a shared intention of growing food as part of a worldwide organic movement. Your photos will help us enormously.
From time to time we will run a photo competition or suchlike but please feel free to send a photo (or even a video) anytime to: firstname.lastname@example.org