Positions: Herb farm Internships for July and August
Type: vol. / exchange for full board and lodging (see below)
Organization: Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden
Location: 5km south of Courtenay, Vancouver Island, BC
We are an internationally registered Botanic Garden and a herbal farm on Vancouver Island with a focus on medicinal and food plants, and education. Thierry (soil biologist) and Chanchal (medical herbalist) teach botanical medicine, gardening, horticulture therapy, nutrition and healthy lifestyle practices — see our website.
You will be involved with all seasonal aspects of the farm and botanic garden, seeding, growing, harvesting and preserving, culinary and medicinal herbs, vegetables and berries, dispensary. This session starts July 6.
Interns live on-site and typically stay 2 weeks to 2 months. They work 25 hours per week in exchange for full board and lodging (private room, linens, laundry, wifi, fully equipped kitchen, all basic pantry supplies and produce). They receive no formal classes as such but there is a lot of opportunity and support for self directed learning, access to an extensive library of books and videos, time for questions and discussions and casual learning by doing and immersion.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 20 2020 ID: 56884