Are you interested in sustainable agriculture and sustainable, local food systems? Get ready to get your hands dirty with the University Of Vermont’s Farmer Training Program.
Get ready to gain valuable skills in sustainable farming. Here is you chance to help run a 10 - acre farm, learn from expert farmers and educators in this unique learning environment. Students will learn in a classroom and work next to experienced and other aspiring farmers in Burlington Vermont.
Upon completion of the Farmer Training Program Students will:
- Earn a certificate in Sustainable Farming from the University Of Vermont
- Gain experience in organic crop production, from seed to market
- Develop a deeper understanding of small-scale farm management
- Learn Entrepreneurial skills to start a farm business
Did you know?
Vermont is a leader in alternative food-systems development. Get ready to learn from farmers, food-systems advocates, regional food hubs, policy makers, and community members committed to increasing production and consumption of local foods.