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the farm school is now accepting applications for 2018

Program Dates: October 2018 - September 2019 Since 2002, The Farm School has offered a practical, real-world agricultural education for aspiring farmers, educators and community leaders. The Learn to Farm program is a full-time, residential immersion in the work and rhythms of sustainable farm life. Everyday, and in every way, student farmers at The Farm School […]

Posted: October 19 2017
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the shortage of livestock veterinarians is reaching "crisis levels"

Even after the lamb comes, the ewe continues to strain. Sticky with afterbirth, the ram lamb calls to his mother in quavering tenor, but though she lifts her head in his direction and lets out a low moan of response, her heaving sides won’t let her rise and go to him. In the compounded darkness […]

Posted: May 9 2017
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the seed we need: there's not enough

Can organic farmers build strong, resilient, local SEED economies? Seed Hack, anyone?

Posted: March 7 2017
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farmshare austin currently accepting applications for spring 2016 program

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TqjN-7jZyE] Farmshare Austin, is a nonprofit dedicated to providing communities with healthy food by teaching the next generation of organic farmers. "Using a blend of hands-on in-field training and formal classroom education, students will gain practical knowledge and experience in organic and sustainable growing methods, as well as learning the business and financial planning […]

Posted: January 11 2016
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enroll in farm school for august 2015!

Innovative New Farm School Prepares Students to Feed People and our Planet A new farm school grows up in Sebastopol, CA, preparing a new generation of farmers to grow food in the face of changing climate, mounting challenges for family farmers, and a growing public desire for more sustainable ways to feed our world.

Posted: July 22 2015
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organic farm school

another interesting opportunity in Washington State. Interested in becoming an Organic Farmer? Join our Organic Farm School program! Located in Washington State, the Organic Farm School (OFS) trains aspiring farmers to run successful, ecological and community-focused farms and uses its eight-acre organic farm as a real-world example and outdoor classroom. During the full-time, 7.5-month residential […]

Posted: December 31 2012