A non-profit organization dedicated to educating the community about natural health

Symbiosis Ranch Volunteer Opportunities

Part of understanding the road to health and wellness is recognizing our connection to our food sources and the Earth. Volunteer opportunities at the Symbiosis Ranch, a biodynamic and organic farm just outside of Mount Pleasant, offers these opportunities below.

All volunteers should email to confirm their attendance in case there is a change in plans by the Ranch. All emails are checked 3x a week, not daily, so plan ahead and communicate your intentions as early as you can for best experience: symbiosisranch@gmail.com

Sustainable Living Classes Schedule

Class Dates Section
April 23 & 24      Time to Clean up the Garden, Prep the Grow Boxes, Spread a Ton of Wood Chips
April 30 & May 1      Mulch the Permaculture Trees and Bushes, Plant Berries, Grapes and Root Crops
May 14 & 15      Stir and Spread Biodynamic Prep on the entire farm and gardens, Green House Work

May 21 & 22      Plant Garden Seeds and Plants from Green House

June 4 & 5      Flower Power Planting and Grooming, Fruit Tree and Fruit Bushes, Weeding, Seed Sorting
June 11 & 12      Garden Care, Green House Clean Up, Possible processing of Strawberries!
June 18 & 18      Garden Care, Some Harvesting of Herbals, Maintenance Sacred Circles in the Woods
June 25 & 26      Preparation for the Annual 4th of Gathering

July 1- 4      Gathering of the Masters $33 each person Camping Weekend
July 9 &10      Making Fermented Foods
July 16 & 17      Harvest of Veggies with Freeze Drying, Dehydrating and possible Canning
July 23 & 24      Weeding, Harvesting and Eating of the Bounty from the Garden, Processing Food
August 6 & 7      Let’s Harvest some more Food and Herbals, Cool off with some Work in the Woods
August 13 & 14      The Harvest goes on and so begins the Seed Saving! Possible Honey Harvest
August 27 & 28      Heck let’s just harvest, seed save and eat some more!
Sept 10 & 11      Garden clean up, Tend to the Honey Bees, Get Creative in the new Worldly Gardens
Sept 24 & 25      Dehydrate Watermelon, Make and Can Fall Soups
Oct 1 & 2      Garden Clean Up, Final Seed Saving, Roast something over the fire!
June 4, 2021 – June 5, 2021     Part 2 Cordwood Building
September 18, 2021 – September 19, 2021     Part 1 Rocket Mass Stove Weekend Workshop