In 2017 we are offering 4 partial work-trade positions for each scheduled Mushroom Cultivation Design Course
- 2 Pre-Workshop : work with us for 25-30 hours the 4 days leading up to the workshop. This will require working mainly outdoors, and is best suited to someone with farming or gardening experience, the ability to work solo and with a group, and preferably experienced with hand tools.
- 1 During Workshop : work during the workshop, helping primarily with setup and cleanup of daily workspaces. Minimal amounts of classtime will be missed, most of the help is needed before and after class each day. 2-Hour meeting at 3pm on the Sunday before the course begins is essential. Please do not apply if you already think you will miss this meeting, you will be asked to pay the difference in course fee to attend the course.
- 1 Kitchen Help : this position is for during the workshop, primarily prepping with lead cook before and after class each day. 2-Hour meeting at 3pm on the Sunday before the course begins is essential. Please do not apply if you already think you will miss this meeting, you will be asked to pay the difference in course fee to attend the course.
What is offered:
- $300USD discount on the course price. Your cost would be $450USD including everything listed on the course page.
We welcome people from any walk of life , and from any location , who need a discount in tuition to apply.
Positions are given to the people we deem the most qualified in regards to:
- Actual financial situation
- Experience doing work
- Character reference
If you are interested in applying please fill out the form below at your earliest convenience. The course dates and positions listed in the form are the ones which are currently open. We are not keeping a backup list for 2017, backup positions will be offered to students enrolled in a course, should a work-trader cancel. Positions will remain open until chosen applicants have paid the discounted $450 course rate.
Frequently denied work-trade requests, just so you know:
- PeaceCorps Volunteers pretending to experience poverty
- College Students with access to educational grants
- People with no work history
- Anyone who can obviously afford the tuition costs.