Part Time Foraging Intern – Wild Goods
Last Updated On: February 6th, 2023 at 09:44AM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
43 cowan cove rd
asheville, North Carolina, 28806
Primary Contact: natalie dechiara
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Wild goods has been providing foraged mushrooms, wild foods and medicinals to chefs and the good people of Western North Carolina for going on six years now. We participate in three weekly farmers markets seasonally and one year round market. We forage or produce the vast majority of our product to ensure quality and safety. This season we have also been wild harvesting our WNC native truffles with the help of our dog Eva. see our website for more info!
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: flexible
Internship Ends: flexible
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: flexible
Minimum Length of Stay: flexible
We are looking for part time help for the 2023 season. This could include and not be limited to – running farmers market booth, foraging, log inoculation, processing, packaging, social media presence and website work. Interns will be adequately trained, and will learn safe foraging practices, mushroom identification, uses, and everything that goes along with selling wild foods and mushrooms. Ideally you are a local to the Asheville area and have your own accommodations and a flexible schedule.
We also manage a few Air BnB’s on site at our W. Asheville home base – there is opportunity to earn additional income via cleaning however this is completely optional.
Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you soon!
Educational Opportunities: mushroom and plant foraging, sales, small scale mushroom spawn creation for logs
Skills Desired: follows directions, listens well, communicates well
Stipend: for markets, a hourly rate of 15 to start and 30% commission.
Preferred method of Contact: email