Sample US Hosts
The placements below represent MESA’s current and/or recent US Host partners. Their availability and/or interest in your Steward application is not guaranteed.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT CONTACT ANY HOST LISTED BELOW WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM MESA. ABUSE OF THIS POLICY MAY RESULT IN CANCELLATION OF YOUR STEWARD APPLICATION.
IMPORTANTE: NO CONTACTE A NINGÚN ANFITRIÓN ENUMERADO ABAJO SIN EL PERMISO DE MESA. EL ABUSO DE ESTA PÓLIZA PUEDE RESULTAR EN LA CANCELACIÓN DE SU SOLICITUD.
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Victory Gardens For Peace
California, United States
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About the Placement:
Detailed Placement Description
We are located at the Stanford Inn Eco-Resort in the town of Mendocino. It is a nice Inn, and we are expected to blend in as if we were guests. The total property is around 10 acres, with about 1 acre in cultivation. All cultivation is done manually, without machines and utilizing the GROW BIOINTENSIVE Method. We are actively engaged in research, education and demonstration programs in our local community and also host a seedbank with over 200 varieties of locally grown, organic, open-pollinated seeds.
Primary Production :
Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers, Berries, Tree fruits, Grain
About the Internship:
Full for the Season
Training Expectations :
Daily work in the gardens learning the GROW BIOINTENSIVE Method and classes on Saturdays going further in depth into the methodology and theory.
On-Site Training, Steward's primary activities :
Preparing soil, transplanting, harvesting, recording data, composting, participating in all farm-related activities
Climate and Location Description
Cool, maritime climate- often foggy, rainy in the winter and drier in the summer
Free, daily food
Accommodations and amenities provided :
Housing is provided, laundry facilities, food is organic and vegan. No meat and dairy are allowed on the premise. Internet is free
Preferred start date :
Preferred length of internship :
8 Months, 4 Months, 2 Months