Arkansas Farm School and Apprenticeship Programs Accepting Applications

The Center for Arkansas Farms and Food (CAFF) is accepting applications for its Farm School in Fayetteville, Arkansas, until September 30, 2022. Farm School is an 11-month program beginning in January 2023 that combines hands-on specialty crop farming with classes in production, business, and legal issues. The Farm School prepares farmers to become specialty crop entrepreneurs, contributing to local and regional foodsheds in Arkansas. CAFF is also accepting applications for its Farm Apprenticeship program in Northwest Arkansas. Participants complete twenty-one educational classes and then learn alongside successful farmers. The priority placement deadline is December 1, 2022, for the 2023 season.