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We are currently accepting applications for our 2018 Apprenticeships.

These apprenticeships are intense, physically demanding, and cover the full spectrum of life on the farm.

What We Look For

- Enthusiasm, open-mindedness, and a highly positive attitude
- Attention to detail and ability to follow directions closely
- At least 6 months of outdoor physical work experience such as farming, trail crew, landscaping, or similar.
- Demonstrated interest in organic agriculture and community living

What We Offer

- Experience living as part of a diversified farm
- Veggies, eggs, and meat from the farm
- Accommodations in the newly renovated 200+ year old farmhouse
- Weekly lectures and discussions on relevant farm topics
- Hands-on experience in all aspects of farm practices, including:
         • soil husbandry
         • seed propagation and transplanting
         • no-till vegetable field management
         • crop rotation
         • cover cropping and green manures
         • irrigation design and management
         • harvesting and post-harvest handling
         • pastured poultry management
         • meat poultry processing
         • forage-based pig management
         • firewood harvesting and splitting
         • direct marketing and customer relations
         • basic carpentry skills and use of power tools
- A monthly stipend commensurate with experience

We require a commitment for the full season, mid April to Thanksgiving.

Fill out an Apprentice Application and send it to Feel free to email or call (207)730-9077 with any questions.