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Position: Organic Herb Farm Internship
Farm: Stoeckli Organics Teas & Herbs 
April 15 – Oct 15, 2023

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

We are offering a seasonal internship for one individual for the 2023 growing season. This is a great hands-on learning experience for individuals who are interested in small-scale organic herb farming. It provides the opportunity to grow, harvest, and process quality organic herbs for retail and online sales.

About the farm:

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

We are creating 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 property.

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 own 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:

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

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.

  • 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 an excellent sense of humor
  • likes to work as a team and independently
  • able to lift 40 lbs


20-25 hours per week, April 15th – October 15th, 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 30 2023    ID: 66792