Food Foresters and Fungi Farmers

(Ontario Water Centre (The))

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Position ID: V-BAR0048 Last Modified: 17 Apr 2019 Last Full Update: 03 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactSammy Tangir, Volunteer Manager and Outdoor Educator, Clearwater Farm; Phone: 416-939-8599; Email:
DutiesMoving your body, getting your hands dirty, weeding, digging and planting trees and shrubs. Inoculating trees and logs with mushroom mycelium and making mushrooms beds. No prior experience necessary, we will teach you all about it!
Benefits-An opportunity to deepen your knowledge of local ecology, learn about traditional forestry methods 
-Planting a seedling that will feed the forest and all its inhabitants into the future! 
-An introduction to mushroom cultivation, and possibly some mushrooms to take home if they are fruiting  
-being part of a growing nature connected community
Ages16 year(s) - 70 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestGardening / Yard Work ; Harvesting Assistance ; Nature / Environment ; Seasonal Support (Fall)
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing
Commitment LengthShort Term commitment in the Fall
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon 
Tuesday: Afternoon 
Wednesday: Afternoon 
Thursday: Afternoon 
Friday: Afternoon 
Saturday: Afternoon 
Sunday: Afternoon
AccessibilityNot Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
Number of PositionsBarrie: 2 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 2 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on the job
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameOntario Water Centre (The)
Address & Map
Willow Beach, ON
Mailing Addressc/o Ontario Water Centre 
481 Lake Dr E 
Willow Beach, ON L0E 1S0