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Position: Organic Herb Farm Internship
Farm: Stoeckli Organics Teas & Herbs
Dates: 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:
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.
20-25 hours per week, April 15th – October 15th, no experience required
Compensation: Room and board + $ 500 monthly stipend + Training and mentorship
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