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Offline yon yonson

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Summer job
« on: April 12, 2009, 07:15:04 am »
hey guys, so i really want to do something different this summer and am looking into WWOOFing somewhere in the U.S. or another nearby country. For those of you that don't know what WWOOF (http://www.wwoof.org/) is, it's a way for volunteers (like me) to find organic farms that need help. The volunteers work on the farm in exchange for food and shelter for however long they stay. Most WWOOF host farms require 3-6 hours a day of work. So anyways, I've contacted a few farms that specialize in grass fed beef while letting them know of my diet and have only gotten one response back which was fairly favorable. But while I'd love to wwoof, it'd be even better to work on a farm with a fellow RPDer, so the point of this post is to see if anyone on here owns a farm and needs help over the summer (from june to august). If so, let me know

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Re: Summer job
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2009, 08:09:12 am »
Sounds like it would be fun.
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Re: Summer job
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2009, 08:10:21 am »
guess no one has a farm...

so guess what. I emailed slankers to see if they needed any help on the farm over the summer and ted slanker emailed me back saying it might be possible for me to work there! how bad ass would that be!

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Re: Summer job
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2009, 11:38:01 pm »
guess no one has a farm...

so guess what. I emailed slankers to see if they needed any help on the farm over the summer and ted slanker emailed me back saying it might be possible for me to work there! how bad ass would that be!

Very cool.  They are nice folks.  One suggestion, you might want to wear a different outfit when you go for the interview.  The one you're wearing in your avatar is perfect for Hollywood but might be just a little over the top for the heart of the Bible Belt. ;D

Lex

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Re: Summer job
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2009, 12:28:58 am »
haha! I'll try and remember not to wear my thigh highs and my red diaper overalls. it'll be hard without em. maybe i'll keep the colt though...


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Re: Summer job
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009, 12:42:11 pm »
From what I've heard about Texas you'll need the colt!
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Re: Summer job
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2009, 11:57:38 pm »
Make sure to let us know how it works out. I had the idea a while back of eventually buying some farm land and raising my own animals, and if I did that it would be great education for me to go to a place like Slanker's and work there for a season.

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Re: Summer job
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2009, 08:11:39 am »
sounds awesome, yon!  keep us posted!!

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Re: Summer job
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2009, 05:52:37 am »
I think wisconsin has some woof farms.there is a yahoo group i'm a part off it's  MNtrad foods. they have in their reference section other farms in the area that are WOOFers. i'll see if i can find it if you think the md wet would be fun  :o) :D

 

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