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We are currently accepting applications for our 2022 Apprenticeship! We hire on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

These are intensive, physically demanding, immersive experiences that cover the full spectrum of life on the farm.

What We Look For

- Enthusiasm, open-mindedness, and a respectful, positive attitude
- Attention to detail and ability to work closely with others
- At least six months of outdoor physical work experience such as farming, landscaping, construction, backpacking, or similar
- Demonstrated passion for agriculture and community engagement

What We Offer

- Experience living as part of a diverse farm community
- Food from the farm
- On-farm housing with a private bedroom and shared common spaces
- Weekly workshops and discussions
- Time off to attend MOFGA workshops and other educational events
- Non-hierarchical work environment, with every apprentice rotating through every manager position
- Hands-on experience in all aspects of farm practices, including:
         • no-till soil care
         • inensively managed permanent raised beds
         • perennial hedgerows and pollinator habitat
         • seed propagation and transplanting
         • interplanting/multicropping
         • cover cropping
         • mulching with straw, wood chips, and in-situ mulches
         • weed management
         • occultation and solarization
         • crop rotation
         • irrigation design and management
         • harvesting and post-harvest handling
         • direct marketing and customer relations
         • firewood harvesting and splitting
- A modest monthly stipend

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

Want to apply? Please download and fill out our 2022 Apprentice Application and send to frithfarmmaine (at)


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