Vermont – UVM Farm Training Program seeking Applicants

Various Locations, Vermont

UVM Farmer Training Program – Plant Yourself in a New Field!

If you are plotting your next move in sustainable farming, you are in luck! The University of Vermont Farmer Training Program is accepting applications for the 2018 season. The program will be filled on a rolling basis. Apply now to join an incredible group of students and amazing staff for six months of sustainable farming and food systems education.

UVM’s Farmer Training Program is a 6-month, hands-on program (May 7 – October 26, 2018) that provides an experiential, skill-based education in sustainable farming. Candidates include, but are not limited to: new and beginning farmers, urban and community gardeners, farm educators and students interested in deepening their understanding of sustainable farming systems in an intensive and focused learning environment. Students in this program get a unique and comprehensive education by running the Catamount Educational Farm from seed to market, learning from expert farmers and educators in the classroom, and by working in the field alongside successful, inspiring farmers in the Burlington area. Participants leave with a Certificate in Sustainable Farming from UVM, a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, the entrepreneurial skills to start their own operation, and a network of incredible people to support them along the way.

To learn more, visit our website Farmer Training Program, follow us on Facebook, or contact us at farmer@uvm.edu or (802) 656-5836.

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Vermont – UVM Farmer Training Program seeking Applicants

Burlington, Vermont

Farmer Training Program Early Application Deadline November 15 – Apply Now!

The UVM Farmer Training Program is a six-month intensive program where students run the 10-acre Catamount Educational Farm from seed to market, learning from expert farmers and educators in the classroom, and working alongside successful, inspiring farmers in the field.

Participants leave with a Certificate in Sustainable Farming from UVM, a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, the entrepreneurial skills to start their own operation, and a network of incredible people to support them along the way.

You can be part of this life-changing program also! The early application deadline is this Friday, November 15. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after that. A limited number of scholarships will be available on a financial needs basis.

To learn more, visit our Farmer Training Website, follow us on Facebook and read about Food Systems work at UVM on our Food Feed Blog.

“UVM’s Farmer Training Program enabled me to transition from someone interested in food policy and food systems to someone equipped with passion, knowledge and technical skills. FTP helped me move from theory to practice.” – FTP 2015 graduate, Amanda Marino

Plant yourself in a new field! We look forward to hearing from you soon!

From the fields,

S’ra DeSantis and Rachel Stievater

Farmer Training Program Co-directors

Rogue Farm Corps hiring Interns

Various Locations, Oregon

Farm internships available throughout Oregon – APPLY NOW! March 1st application deadline!

Rogue Farm Corps’ FarmsNext program is approximately 7 months (~April-October) of hands-on training and skill-based education in sustainable agriculture for aspiring farmers and ranchers. This immersive on-farm experience combines field training with a mentor farmer, classroom learning with agricultural professionals and expert farmers, tours of local farms, and opportunities for farm-based independent study. Positions available on a diverse network of commercial family farms in four communities across Oregon. No experience necessary to apply.

Rogue Farm Corps trains the next generation of farmers and ranchers through hands-on educational programs. Our host farms are located in four cluster around Oregon: the Rogue Valley, the Portland Metro Area, the South Willamette Valley, and Central Oregon. For complete program descriptions, information on our host farms, and applications, visit our website:http://roguefarmcorps.org