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ALBERTA ORGANIC FARMING

Positions: General farm helpers
Farm: Chickadee Farm Herbs 
Type:
volunteer (for room & board, more, see below)

Location: Flatbush, 2 hrs north of Edmonton, Alberta
Accommodations: RV trailer during the warm months (see below)

We are looking for help from April until October 2021.

If you are interested in learning about many herbs, holistic farming or working in the boreal forest please check us out! We are a herb garden farm. We grow and dry culinary herbs and herbal teas. We also have a large garden, which we eat from for most of the year, and a few sheep.

We are looking for eager volunteers who want to learn about herbs or organic farming as our farm is solar powered and environmentally conscious. We are continually working to wards holistic farming so if you have knowledge or would like to learn with us please come for a visit.

We are located on the banks of the Pembina river with ample opportunity for hiking, and lazing by or on the river. We are also very near a Wildland area with some beautiful lakes and canoing opportunities. A perk to coming this far north is that in August, September and October we can often see the northern lights.

Accommodations are in an RV trailer during the warm months (April thru September). You can eat with the family or we can make it possible for you to do your own cooking.

Your jobs would be to work along side us to: plant (early summer), weed, harvest herbs using various methods depending on the crop, help with wildcrafting when need, wash the crops in preparation for drying, load and unload the dryers and help out with all other aspects of getting our herbs to market. We ask that volunteers work 6 hours/day 6 days a week for room and board and any recreational opportunities we can make available.

If you are interested in this volunteer oportunity please contact me at info@chickadeefarmherbs.ca

Covid: Please ensure that 2 weeks prior to your visit you have been following covid guidlines for your area and that when you arrive you are symptom free.  We are not able to assist volunteers with quarenteening prior to coming to our farm. 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 22 2021    ID: 59228