a happy host from the Midlands

Jan 14, 2018

Host Juliet McKenzie of Ivy Cottage near Banbury wrote to say:

Just wanted to send you a picture of my lovely Spanish WWOOFer, Jorge, who helped me on my one acre for three months this summer. It was a pleasure to have him as I was able to keep up my Spanish whilst helping him with his English.

I have been a WWOOF host for thirty years and was a WWOOFer myself before that. It has all been wonderful and I have met some fantastic people over the years. Thank you so much.

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