Mountain Gardens

Contact information
Farm Address:
546 Shuford Cr. Rd.
Burnsville, North Carolina, 28714

Primary Contact: Joe Hollis
Primary Phone:
    Number: 8286755664


Internship information
General Farm Description: Mountain Gardens is a fifty year old 'Paradise Garden' specializing in medicinal herbs and perennial vegetables, located adjacent to National Forest at the vase of the highest mtns. in E. US. We are off grid and practice neo-primitive lifestyle. We grow and prepare medicinal herbs and sell seeds & plants and teach workshops. Outstanding plant collection & library.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: March 1
Internship Ends: October 31
Number of Internship Available: 6
Application Deadline: none
Minimum Length of Stay: one month

Internship Details:

We work 6 hours / day, 5 days / week. Work is very varied: all aspects of creating & maintaining our botanical garden of useful plants and utilizing medicinal herbs. All work together in the morning and separately focusing on your particular interest in the afternoon.

Educational Opportunities: Many workshops and plant walks and evening lectures. Excellent library and resources for self-study.

Skills Desired: Gardening experience, also simple building skills

Meals: we provide food, apprentices prepare meals

Stipend: possibly

Housing: We have several wooden yurts and simple shelters also campsites

Preferred method of Contact: email