Forest Garden Organic Farm
Last Updated On: enero 17th, 2022 at 09:52AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
2272 W. Burdickville Rd.
Maple City, Michigan , 49664
Primary Contact: LINDA GRIGG
Secondary Contact: Jim Moses
Internship informationGeneral 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
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.
Stipend: To be determined.
Housing: Yes, a rustic cabin and area to cook.
Preferred method of Contact: email or phone