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Our Apprentice positions are FULL for 2023. Please check back late summer of 2023 to apply for the 2024 season.

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

What We Look For

- At least six months of outdoor work experience (a season of full-time commercial farming preferred)
- Enthusiasm, open-mindedness, and a respectful, positive attitude
- Attention to detail and ability to work closely with others
- 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
- Horizontal management, with each 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, April 1st to Thanksgiving.

Want to apply? We are full for 2023, but here is the 2023 Apprenticeship Application for reference. The 2024 application will be here summer of 2023.


Rye Crimping
Rye Crimping