Taliesin Preservation Volunteers
  • Spring Green, WI, USA
  • Other

Taliesin Preservation of Spring Green, WI is looking for volunteers to work alongside our Kitchen Gardener and Food Artisan Immersion Program (FAIP) p Gardening and Preservation team to maintain the Taliesin estate kitchen garden. Would you love the opportunity to work in a beautiful and historic setting? Enjoy the beautiful summer weather in Wisconsin? Work with a passionate team? If so, please read on!

This volunteer position offers a lot of flexibility. There are opportunities seven days a week to get your hands in the dirt and nurture the kitchen garden.f We would love to tell you more about how you can help us achieve our mission of preserving this incredible estate for the enjoyment of all. If this opportunity sounds right for you, apply now!

ABOUT TALIESIN PRESERVATION

As stewards of the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, our dual mission is to preserve the cultural, built, and natural environments that comprise the Taliesin property and conduct educational and cultural programs that provide a greater understanding of his architecture and ideas. We are different from other historic sites because we are not satisfied with just being a museum. We want the estate to stay filled with life.

There is an energy here that captures and engages people. Without exception, the staff is creative people who care passionately about their work and are full of ideas. We are a small organization. As such, we offer a lot of flexibility and opportunity for people to develop within their areas of interest--and we are invested in their success!

VOLUNTEERING AS A KITCHEN GARDENER

As a Kitchen Gardener, you get to work with a team to manage and maintain the Taliesin Estate kitchen garden. The property is populated with diverse plantings, including trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, annuals, grasses, and the kitchen garden, which provides edible produce for our exciting Food Artisan Immersion Program. You will be the eyes and ears on the property and a key part of keeping this historic landscape thriving.

It is an opportunity to work in a community that embraces the principles of Frank Lloyd Wright's vision through the integration of farming, gardening, and cooking as a celebration of a beautiful way of living.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN KITCHEN GARDENER

  • Ability to perform gardening work with normal supervision
  • An interest in sustainable agriculture
  • Willingness to work cooperatively with staff, interns, and other volunteers
  • Ability to follow directions and use basic gardening equipment safely

Gardening experience is a bonus, but we are happy to train willing hands. Do you love to be outdoors with your hands in the mud? Does the sight of new plants sprouting set your heart aflutter? If so, you might be the perfect volunteer for these Estate Gardener positions!

ARE YOU READY?

Please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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