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2019 Season Apprenticeships & Internships at Certified Organic Medicinal Herb Farm in Whitefish, Montana


The SpiritWorks Herb Farm offers an experience aligned with nature’s rhythms and an experience to learn about the growth requirements and therapeutic uses of medicinal herbs while building health and creating community.


To learn about our farm and more explore the TABS above.

Herb Farm Management Apprentice

This apprenticeship offers multifaceted training in farm and garden development, maintenance, and

logistics. Under the supervision and guidance of the Farm Manager, apprentices will develop managerial

and leadership skills in this physically rigorous position. The farm manager assistant will aid in all

aspects of farm planing and operations including responsibilites that ensure an abundant quality herb and

food harvest. Responsibilities will include soil conditioning, irrigation, herbal propagation, harvesting,

and land management. Apprentices will develop a self-guided curriculum and participate in a

community, focused on health-building and positivity.


Herb Processing Apprentice

In this apprenticeship, students will help manage the on-site SpiritWorks Apothecary under the guidance

of the Apothecary Manager, develop a self-guided curriculum with the Wellness Coordinatior, and gain

hands-on farm experience under the supervision of the Farm Manager. One will be challenged

physically and mentally to grow themselves as well as medicinal herbs. Apprentices will cultivate

themselves as leaders, gain a wealth of farm and wellness knowledge, and participate in a community

focused on health-building and positivity.


Herbal Nutrition Apprentice

SpiritWorks Herb farm is home to over one hundred varieties of medicinal herbs. Under the supersivion

of the Wellness Director, and in coordination with the Apothecary and Farm Managers, the herbal

nutrtition apprentice will explore herbalism through meal planning and preparation by utilizing herbs

and food from the farm for staff, wellness program, and retreat meals. Apprentices will be challenged

physically and mentally to complete a self-guided curriculum, gain hands-on farm experience, and

develop themselves as leaders in health and wellness. Responsibilites designing and implementing

health-conscious menus for special farm events and retreats will occur throughout the season.

Apprentices will participate in a community focused on health-building and positivity.


Program Director Apprentice

The Program Director Apprentice will assist the Program Director and Wellness Coordinator in all

aspects of the management of the SpiritWorks Herb Farm venue and community. Located outside

beautiful Whitefish, Montana, the gardens of SpiritWorks Herb Farm grow a wide variety of medicinal

and culinary herbs. This property hosts a campground and retreat center, complete with a yoga room and

separate kitchen. This apprenticeship will include developing diverse business skills through assisting

with site management, organizing event logistics, marketing, scheduling, on-site hospitality management

and farm administration and record keeping. Apprentices will cultivate themselves as leaders, gain a

wealth of program development and implemention knowledge, business acumen with farm managment,

apothecary managment, and herbal nutrition logistics. Apprentices will participate in a community

focused on health-building and positivity.



We are accepting applications for a few interns this season. This is a non-paid position offering diverse

learning opportunities at our herb farm, apothecary, retreat center, campground and wellness programs.

Interns are requested to formulate and share personal and professional goals with their applications.

Interns are expected to participate in a team-oriented community focused on health-building and



To access detailed descriptions

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TO APPLY:  Please email spiritworksherbs your completed application.  



  • Our Apprentice and Farm Intern experiences includes on-site course materials, direct mentoring with our Farm Manager, Apothecary Manager, Program Director, and Wellness Coordinator in exchange for 5-day work week.  

  • Fee for room/board @ $1000/month.  Early season housing in shared rooms; May - mid-September housing in tents.  Meals are primarily farm to table with culinary herbalism flare.  Community participation in meal prep and clean-up

  • Educational Offerings with outside instructors may have a fee.  

  • We are located 30 miles from Glacier National Park.  

  • On-site support and assessment for those seeking college credit.



SpiritWorks Herb Farm

Carolyn "Lindy" Dewey
P.O. Box 4044
Whitefish, MT 59937
406 260-7098  (the farm) (our retreat center)   (wellness practice)


"Since the beginning, the garden has been a haven of good values, both physical and spiritual. The act of gardening provides a balm for every wound. May your medicine be of the garden, and may it be of benefit to all. “  Richo Cech, Strictly Medicinal Herbs

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