Florida: Earth Learning seeks Beginning Farmer Apprentice

25 Jun
Payment: $1,000 stipend 
Application due: July 5th, 2011
Start Date: August 1st, 2011

Earth Learning is a nonprofit 501 (c) located in Miami hoping to expand the Greater Everglades FoodShed in an environmentally sound way. Community FoodWorks is a project funded by the USDA through the grant to train new and beginning farmers.  For more information about our company please visit Earth-Learning.org. All levels of apprentices will have the opportunity to learn the many different facets of food growth and distribution.  The program trains individuals in organic and farming practices through three different farm sites, offers a free permaculture design certification class, and allows for them to work at a Farmers’ Market run by Earth Learning. 

Beginner Apprenticeships are an excellent way for those with no farming or growing experience to find their place in the local agricultural economy. Beginner Apprentices work under the guidance of Apprentices in carrying out projects in a variety of locations. 
For a full description and an application please visit:
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