Herb Farm Educational Work-Trade, vol., Althaea Herb Farm, Guelph, Ontario
Date posted to RCEN & PlanetVolunteer: Mar 12 2017


Position: Herb Farm Educational Work-Trade
Organization: Althaea Herb Farm
Location: Guelph, Ontario

Hello Friends,

Althaea Herb Farm is a family farm that grows, processes 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.

Trade your labour for Free Herbalism Classes!
In exchange for your work, you can learn a broad range of herbalism topics and work with an experienced herbalist and farmer, in a beautiful location.

Some Class Topics Include:

  • Botany and Plant ID
  • Uses, Actions and Physiological Effects
  • Cultivation and Ethical Foraging
  • Herbal Remedies and Preparations
  • Drying and Storage
  • Plus much more!

This is a fun, accessable, hands-on and educational program that includes hand-outs and lots of extra resources. This program is run and designed by Herbalist 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 need to get involved!

What we need from you:

Make your own schedule!

Choose a few hours (6-7 hours is ideal, but we are flexible) to work each week during these times:

Tuesday – Friday: 8am-4pm, Saturday: 8:30am-3pm
- - May 8th – July 29th, August 21-26th

Work 6-7 hours and receive a free class on Saturdays 3:30pm-5:00pm

Application Deadline: April 15th, 2017

Please see our website for more informaiton:

Space is limited! Apply Now. Please attach a copy of your resume/CV with your response and send it to:
althaeaherbfarm mask gmail.com*


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