Contact informationFarm Address:
PO Box 170
Unity , Maine ,
Primary Contact: Bo Dennis
Secondary Contact: Rosey Guest
Internship informationGeneral Farm Description: The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) Farm Apprenticeship Program is an excellent way to learn to farm- through hands-on immersive learning! There is a farm for every interest in the program- from grass-based dairy to commercial scale mixed vegetables. In addition to on farm learning, MOFGA offers a series of weekly educational workshops for apprentices throughout the farming season. Whether you are interested in learning to grow food for yourself or are interested in starting a commercial farm, MOFGA's Apprenticeship Program is the best place to start. Please go to http://www.mofga.org/Programs/Education/Farm-Apprenticeships for more information and to fill out an application today! You can use the online searchable database to find farms that fit your criteria including production type, housing options and stipend provided. ?
CRAFT Member Farm? No
Internship Starts: OPEN
Internship Ends: OPEN
Number of Internship Available: 6
Application Deadline: Rolling Deadline
Minimum Length of Stay: None
Farm Apprenticeships provide opportunities for training in areas such as organic vegetable, herb, and flower production at many different scales; marketing techniques, direct marketing strategies such as Community Supported Agriculture; raising livestock, including cattle, goats, sheep, horses, pigs, and poultry; using draft animals; homesteading skills, including house-building, food preservation, and alternative energy; dairy farming and cheese making with cows, goats, or sheep; maple sugaring, orchard pruning, cider pressing, and meat processing; value-added products; and grass-based and intensive rotational grazing farm systems. Diverse opportunities are available on more than 100 farms throughout Maine.
Educational Opportunities: In addition to the individual farm experience, MOFGA offers many opportunities throughout the year for apprentice networking and skill-building learning, including the Farm Training Project, and more than 50 educational events each year
Skills Desired: To apply please visit http://www.mofga.org/Programs/Education/Farm-Apprenticeships The application is available online and there is no fee to apply!
Meals: Varies by host farm
Stipend: Varies by host farm
Housing: Varies by host farm
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