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We are now accepting applications for our 2023 Apprenticeship! We accept applications on a rolling basis and will take down the application when we are full.

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? Please complete the 2023 Apprenticeship Application and send with your resume to: frithfarmmaine(at)gmail.com

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