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Agroforestry Apprenticeships in New York

Wellspring Forest Farm & School is offering agroforestry apprenticeships for the 2016 season. Spend your summer in the woods and learn the art and business of mushroom [...]
  • Beginning Farmer Training Program
    Applications Soon Available for NFU’s Beginning Farmer Training Program 2017 More than 50 beginning farmers and ranchers have completed risk management and leadership training through the National Farmers Union’s Beginning Farmers Institute (BFI). The organization will be seeking candidates for its newest class and the next generation of leaders. Farmers of all production types who are new to farming or are contemplating a career in farming or ranching can apply for the 2017 BFI class this [...]
  • successful sales at farmers markets
    The Farmers Market Federation of NY and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a Brown Bag Lunch Webinar Series for farmers market farmers and vendors: Successful Sales at Farmers Markets. The webinars will define Farmers Market Benchmarks, helping farmers to assess their own business success compared to the standards. The webinars will take place each Thursday, February 11 – March 3, 2016 from noon to 1pm. Registration for these webinars is required, but they are [...]
  • aerial view sustainable farm
    Sustainable Agriculture Apprenticeships at Phillies Bridge Farm Project Phillies Bridge Farm Project in New Paltz, NY offers practical apprenticeships in sustainable agriculture Phillies Bridge Farm Project (PBFP) is a non-profit educational working farm on 65 acres in New Paltz, NY.  Mixed vegetables are produced from approximately 5 acres for a 120 member CSA, local health food stores, low-income families, and on-site educational programs.  The educational programs at PBFP offer school [...]
  • Horse Farming in Oregon
    Full Time Farm Crew Leader Job, Hillsboro (Portland area) Oregon. Stoneboat Farm – 2016 Stoneboat Farm is hiring a full time crew leader. Come work on a fun, mixed-vegetable, transitional, production farm. We grow familiar and unique vegetables for restaurants, our on-farm CSA, and farmers markets. We raise and process free-range turkeys for Thanksgiving. Our team of Belgian horses do about half the field work on the farm. Our pair of Maremma/Great Pyrenees do very little. We have 30 [...]
  • VSU Sheep Facilities
    Check out these beginning and small farmer events happening in February 2016 in Virginia February 5: VSU’s Sheep Facilities Tour and Hair Sheep Research Update:Join for a tour to learn about sheep production at VSU. Hands-on demonstrations and a Lamb Taste-Off will be available. Participants will get the opportunity to walk away with a lamb cut to sample at home and complete an on-line survey. This event will take place in Petersburg, VA. February 6: It’s Time to Start Planning: [...]
  • Urban Agriculture Fellowships
    Tricycle Gardens, a Richmond-based nonprofit, is seeking a 2016-2017 cohort of Urban Agriculture Fellows for a 12 month, part-time experiential program in urban agriculture. This fellowship is ideal for aspiring urban farmers, steadfast food justice advocates and folks with a passion for growing food and building community. Tricycle Gardens manages multiple urban agriculture sites across the Richmond area. Sites feature sustainably grown vegetable crops in fields and in hoop houses, compost [...]

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