Crimson Sage Nursery is a certified organic medicinal herb nursery on the Klamath River in Orleans, CA. A woman owned mail order nursery that propagates medicinal plants for herbalists and herb gardens. The nursery hosts over 300 different varieties of plants and ships nationwide. We are offering a 2018 medicinal herb nursery work exchange with stipend. Work exchange will live and work on our small intensive certified organic nursery and homestead in their own personal cabin, which includes a kitchen, electricity, and internet. This is a unique opportunity to learn about propagating, transplanting, and growing medicinal plants as well as homestead skills such as gardening, poultry care, food preservation and more. The nursery is located on the Klamath River in a vibrant community and surrounded by National Forest and Wilderness areas. We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about propagating medicinal plants, working cooperatively with a small team, has good communication skills and attitude, and is self-motivated.
Work Exchange is March - November, 3 days a week, for a total of 20-24 hrs a week. Help with all propagation, transplanting, preparation for sale and shipping of nursery plants. Other duties may include farm and garden work, poultry care, homestead care taking, pruning, weeding, etc.
Must have a strong desire to learn about propagating medicinal herbs and living in a remote location
Experience working collaboratively with a small group of people
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Please submit a letter of interest which includes your interests/reason for wanting to work at Crimson Sage with medicinal plants, any similar experiences you may have had living in remote places, farming/homesteading, working and living with a group of people, as well as a resume with 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org.