Earth Tracks Outdoor School / Rebel Roots Herb Farm Internship
Our small farm in Beautiful Grey County, Ontario is home to a growing Medicinal Herb Farm as well as a thriving Outdoor School.
We are looking for the right two people to join us this summer as we continue to do the good work of connecting people to nature and growing medicinal herbs. You will help out with all aspects of life on our farm from the beginning of June to the end of September.
In exchange you will secure a spot in our popular Wild Plants Apprenticeship Program as well as all other workshops, community days and canoe trips that are run during the summer months. Please check out http://www.earthtracks.ca for more information on what the Wild Plants Apprenticeship entails as well as more information about the Outdoor School.
Rebel Roots Herb Farm specialises in producing quality organic medicinal herbs. We sell online, through the local Co-op and through word of mouth and occasionally attending markets.
Private accommodations will be provided as well as basic food staples, eggs and veggies from the gardens.
You will be working 6 days a week 8-5 with a one hour lunch break. Your day off is in addition to days spent in programs and workshops (ie. Some weeks you will be ‘working’ only 4 days). Interns are expected to be in a supportive role during programs/workshops/trips.
During your time with us you will gain experience:
This Internship might be perfect for you if you:
If interested in committing to this internship please send a letter of intent to email@example.com by March 3rd. Interviews will begin Mid March.
Below is a testimonial from one of last year's interns:
The internship was an incredible opportunity to build my skills through hands-on learning, mentorship and workshops. Interning with both Rebel Roots Herb Farm and Earthtracks Outdoor school allowed me to work on a variety of projects and helped me to figure out where my passion lay and what I want to do in the future. Bobbi and Alexis are both skilled mentors who supported me in exploring my interests and building my skills. The summer was busy and full of hard work, with lots of laughs, time alone and the opportunity to take leadership in areas that interested me. Tending to the herb farm every day as the plants grew from seed to harvest increased my understanding of how medical plants grow, what running a herbal medicine farm involves and deepened my relationship with the plants. Rebel Roots Herb Farm and Earthtracks Outdoor school are both committed to ecological growing and sustainability, all of their work is rooted in connection and deep respect for the natural world. I learned how to be a better steward and naturalist. I loved spending the summer living in such a beautiful place where I enjoyed swimming every day, reading under massive walnut trees, having campfires and stargazing. — Testimonial from 2016 intern
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GoodWork ID: 43766 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 24 2018