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Position: Organic Herb Farm Internship
Farm: Stoeckli Organics Teas & Herbs
April - November 2024

Location: Kincardine, near Lake Huron, Ontario
Housing: Accommodation available on the farm, room, and board provided 

We are offering a seasonal internship for one or two individuals for the 2024 growing season. This is a great hands-on learning experience for individuals interested in small-scale organic herb farming. It provides the opportunity to grow, harvest, and process quality organic herbs for retail and online sales.

This is also a suitable position for future herbalists (practitioners) who would like to work with healing plants to get a better understanding of their use and healing properties. 

No experience is required.

About the farm:

We grow 1-2 acres of medicinal and culinary herbs on our 100-acre certified organic mixed farm for the local food system. The herbs we use for our herbal products are certified organic, lovingly grown, and handcrafted on our farm, or sustainably wildcrafted by us.

We create loose-leaf herbal teas, culinary blends, herb salts, healing salves and creams, tinctures, and infused oils. Each herbal product has its own special formulation and healing properties.

This coming season we have in mind to start offering online quality medicinal bulk herbs, grown in Canada for Canadians.

Our products are sold primarily at local farmer's markets, health events and Christmas markets, local online stores, and through our online store.

Please see our website for more information about us or our products and farm practices.

About the position and activities:

The position focuses primarily on farm work. You will work together with the guidance and help of the owner or individually in the herb garden to learn all about:

  • seeding, weeding, harvesting, and drying herbs.
  • cutting and bundling herbs, wildcrafting
  • assisting in Medicine making (herbal teas, tinctures, infused oils, herbal creams, and body oils)packaging dried herbs
  • packaging dried herbs
  • participating in online and retail product sales
  • filling orders
  • updating the website and posting on social media
  • attending the local farmers market

This position also gives you access to online courses from the School of Evolutionary Herbalism, Materia Medica Monthly, The Vitalist Herbal Practitioners, and Astro Herbalism and Nature Walks for the duration of your internship

About you and your qualities:

We are looking for an intern who is enthusiastic, motivated, and curious about herb farming or herbalism.

  • kind and honest
  • nature lover
  • passionate about organic herb farming and medicine-making
  • loves to work outside in all types of weather
  • shall be physically and mentally fit
  • willing to work hard and efficiently with good attention to detail
  • quick learner
  • possesses a sense of humor
  • likes to work as a team and independently
  • able to lift 40 lbs


25-30 hours per week, April - November, no experience required

Compensation: Room and board + $ 500 monthly stipend + Training and mentorship

Apply to:


phone: 519-396-8750, we are looking forward to hearing from you.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 20 2024    ID: 70149