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Opportunity: Herbalism Work-Trade
Host: Althaea Herb Farm
Location: Guelph, Ontario

Hello Friends,

We provide a fun, educational herbalism program on our farm, which is run and designed by herbalist and farmer Scott Reid (see his bio on our website).

If you are someone who is interested in learning about herbalism, healing, organic agriculture, herbal preparations, horticulture and basic botany, you should get involved and please continue reading!

What we need from you:

  • Pick 6-7 hours to work (during 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday) each week or several times a week.
  • Pick any or all the classes you want, to a maximum of 13. If you have a schedule issue – we are flexible, please speak to us!

What you'll receive:

  • 1.5 - 2 hr. class/workshop (please see class synopsis) for each work day you complete, for a maximum of 13 days
  • Handouts will be provided with each class
  • Small share of the harvest for you to take home and use for study
  • Lots of information and resources relating to the world of Herbalism
  • any and all questions answered by a trained Herbalist and experienced farmer

This program gives a solid basis for beginners who are serious about learning herbalism, herb cultivation, organic farming, healing, herbal preparations and more.

Start Date: week of May 7th, 2018

More about Althaea Herb Farm:

Althaea Herb Farm is a family farm that grows and sells high quality organic herbal tea blends. We pride ourselves on the therapeutic value of our herbs and what the blends we create provide for our customers.

Sorry, no accomodations.


Please submit your most recent CV / resume with a brief cover letter explaining why you would like to participate:

Thanks for reading!

Scott and Susanne

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GoodWork ID: 44240       Date posted to Feb 20 2018