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7159 Wallace Drive
Brentwood Bay, BC, V8M 1G9
Canada

Welcome to Fireweed Farm & School! We grow rare and hard to find organic medicinal herb plants and seeds, craft high quality herbal products, and provide education on herbal medicine, wildcrafting, herb growing, and nature-based arts. Fireweed is located on the beautiful Saanich Peninsula near Victoria BC on Southern Vancouver Island.

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Seasonal Internships

Seasonal Internships at Fireweed Farm offer the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the various aspects of a thriving herb farm. Interns work and learn along side two highly trained and experienced herbalists and herb growers, farm founder Jessy Delleman and farm assistant manager Harmony Pillon.

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The Internships are unpaid volunteer positions, with a 1 or 2 day commitment per week for 10 weeks. Interns are expected to be hard working and reliable, willing to do a variety of tasks, and have enthusiasm about exploring the world of herb growing and herbal medicine. The tasks and activities vary per season. Four separate Internships are offered for each of the four seasons:

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Winter Internship
Jan 3rd-March 9th 2019
(10 weeks, Thurs and/or Fri)
The Winter Internship centres around seed cleaning and packaging for our seed business Ravensong. There will also be limited opportunities for harvesting and processing herbs, medicine making, bottling and labelling medicines, plant propagation, gardening and farm labour activities.

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Spring Internship
March 21st-May 25th 2019
(10 weeks, Thurs and/or Fri and/or Sat)
The Spring Internship centres around plant propagation, gardening and farm labour activities. There will also be limited opportunities for harvesting and processing herbs and medicine making activities.

Summer Internship
June 6th-August 9th
(10 weeks, Thurs and/or Fri and/or Sat)
The Summer Internship centres around harvesting/processing herbs and medicine making activities, as well as gardening and farm work. There will be limited opportunities for seed-saving.

Fall Internship
September 5th-November 9th
(10 weeks, Thurs and/or Fri and/or Sat)
The Fall Internship centres around seed-saving, gardening and farm work, and harvesting (roots) and medicine making. There will also be opportunities for a limited amount of plant propagation.


Internship Application

To apply for an Internship please fill out and submit the form below. You may apply for one or more of the seasonal Internships. All applicants will be contacted within 2-3 weeks. If you have any questions please get in touch with Jessy at 250-652-2655 or fireweedfarmer@gmail.com before applying.

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