Forest Garden Organic Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
2272 W. Burdickville Rd.
Maple City, Michigan , 49664

Primary Contact: LINDA GRIGG
Secondary Contact: Jim Moses

Primary Phone:
    Number: 2316336497

Secondary Phone
    Number: 2312286497


Internship information
General Farm Description: Small certified organic farm, one of the oldest certified farms in Michigan. Located in beautiful Leelanau County, in the northwest lower peninsula, close to Lake Michigan. We grow seedlings for sale, mushrooms, and have a few animals.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: beginning of April
Internship Ends: mid June
Number of Internship Available: 1 or 2
Application Deadline: April 1, 2020
Minimum Length of Stay: April to June

Internship Details:

Our primary focus is our seedling production in the spring. An intern would learn and perform all the steps of producing vegetable, herb, flower, and medicinal plant seedlings, and delivery to markets. Also the intern would be helping grow produce in a hoop house and garden for on farm consumption, and participate in some mushroom projects, such as inoculating shiitake logs.

Educational Opportunities: We are happy to share our knowledge of farming, animal husbandry, and growing and foraging mushrooms.

Skills Desired: Enthusiasm and attention to detail.

Meals: Some.

Stipend: To be determined.

Housing: Yes, a rustic cabin and area to cook.

Preferred method of Contact: email or phone