Part Time Intern for Foraging Company
Last Updated On: November 1st, 2023 at 01:54PM MST
Contact informationFarm Address:
43 Cowan Cove Rd
Asheville, North Carolina , 28806
Primary Contact: Natalie Dechiara
Secondary Contact: Luke Gilbert
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: Based out of West Asheville, 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: April 1st 2023
Internship Ends: flexible
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: flexible, but spring is best
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 foraging, wild foods foraging, sales,
Skills Desired: good listening skills, good communication skills,
Meals: No, but you will get to try a lot of different types of wild foods and mushrooms.
Stipend: Once Interns are trained and set up for success, there is opportunity to run the farmers market stand solo. Pay starts at 15/hr (about 5 hrs) plus 25% commission on sales.
Preferred method of Contact: email