uvm farmer training
They've still got a few spots open! Here's the scoop:
If this epic winter has you plotting your next moves in sustainable farming, you are in luck. The UVM Farmer Training Program has a few spots left for 2014 and the final application deadline is March 21. Apply now to join an incredible group of students for six months of sustainable farming and food systems education.
The UVM Farmer Training Program is a 6-month intensive program (May 5 -October 31, 2014)for aspiring farmers and food systems advocates that provides a hands-on, skills-based education in sustainable agriculture. This full-time program offers participants the unique opportunity to manage their own growing site, take classes from professors and expert farmers, and rotate as workers and learners on successful, diverse farms in the Burlington area. This program will provide an intense, supportive experience where participants leave with a Certificate in Sustainable Farming, a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, and the entrepreneurial skills to start their own operation.
Farmer Training Website: http://learn.uvm.edu/sustainability/farmer-training/
Food Feed Blog: http://learn.uvm.edu/foodsystemsblog/
Contact: [email protected] or (802) 656-8657
Susie and the UVM Farmer Training Team