Position: Herbal Medicine Apprentice
Type: live-in training/apprenticeship, program fee (see below)
Organization: Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden
Location: Courtenay, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Innisfree is a nature oasis with a mission where we teach Botanical Medicine, nutrition, health, Shinrin yoku ... with a view to heal and reconnect people to Nature. We organize and host a biennial Herb Gathering. Innisfree is also an internationally registered Botanic Garden and a herbal farm near Courtenay on Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada. We host an extensive collection of medicinal plants and a dispensary making herbal teas and other preparations. We grow a garden of culinary herbs, medicinal plants, vegetables and berries.
Herbal Medicine Apprenticeships
Unique opportunities for apprenticeships in Herbal Medicine at Innisfree Farm between March and October, 2018.
Join a dedicated group of herbal enthusiasts to garden and learn alongside a professional medical herbalist.
Lectures, Discussions, Harvesting, Medicine Making and Field Trips.
SESSION ONE 8 WEEKS MARCH 20 - MAY 12
SESSION TWO 8 WEEKS MAY 15 - JULY 7
SESSION THREE 4 WEEKS JULY 10 – AUGUST 4
SESSION FOUR 4 WEEKS AUGUST 7 – SEPT 1
SESSION FIVE 8 WEEKS SEPT 4 - OCTOBER 27
$1100 / 4 weeks (45 hours of class time) or $1500 / 8 weeks (60 hours of class time)
Early bird special – pay in full 3 months before start date and receive 10% off the total.
All fees are plus GST.
25 hours / week of gardening in exchange for board and lodging, with private room, linens, laundry, wifi, fully equipped kitchen, cooked lunch on working days, all basic pantry supplies and produce)
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GoodWork ID: 43671 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 16 2018