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Janna Powell, from Pennsylvania, tends to young vegetables planted by previous WWOOFers at ArtFarm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

WWOOFers Danielle Strom, left, from New York, and Janna Powell, from Pennsylvania, right, talk about the day's activities with host Madeline Jackson at her ArtFarm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Danielle Strom leads an early morning yoga session for WWOOFers before farm chores begin at ArtFarm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

WWOOFer Simon Saaid, from France, works on a building project at ArtFarm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Simon Saaid, left, grills lunch as fellow WWOOFer John Stevens of San Luis Obispo watches at ArtFarm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Danielle Strom, left, and Janna Powell help serve lunch to fellow WWOOFers at ArtFarm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

WWOOFer Danielle Strom relaxes with a book after lunch and morning farm chores at ArtFarm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Ann Dunstan, left, WWOOF host and owner of Love House Dahlias, checks on chair-caning work that she's teaching to Maela Kerbrat, a WWOOFer from France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

WWOOFer Fred Owens works in the vegetable garden at Love House Dahlias.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

WWOOFer Cedric Memin, from France, hauls weed debris from gardens at Love House Dahlias.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Ann Dunstan, WWOOF host and owner of Love House Dahlias, gathers some of the flowers on her small farm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

WWOOFers Maela Kerbrat and Cedric Memin, both from France, prepare food in the kitchen at Love House Dahlias.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

WWOOFer Fred Owens drags material for composting at Love House Dahlias.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

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