2018 Farmer Training Application

The Farmer Training Program is a non-credit, non-degree program, unfortunately international students applying to this program are not eligible for student visas into the US.

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There is a $30 fee to complete your application. Once you submit the written portion below, you will be directed to the link to submit payment.

Directions: This is the application for the Farmer Training Program for the 2018 season. Please fill it out completely. Notification of acceptance will come to you electronically. If accepted, a non-refundable $500 deposit is required to hold your spot in the program.


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Contact Information
This program requires that participants be 21 years of age.  
This program requires that participants be 18 years of age.  

We offer many other program that do not have an age limit. Please contact us and we would be happy help you meet your educational goals.

For example, if you and a sibling use the same email address, your accounts may become combined and cause registration delays


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Disciplinary actions

Note that you are not required to answer "yes" to this question, or provide an explanation, if the criminal adjudication or conviction has been expunged, sealed, annulled, pardoned, destroyed, erased, impounded, or otherwise required by law or ordered by a court to be kept confidential.

Scholarships: a limited number of scholarships are available for students based on financial need. Please provide a statement of financial need if you want to be considered for a scholarship. We will alert you to our decision and next steps after we review your application.

Leadership for Sustainable Food Systems Application Questions

Business of Craft Beer Career Questions

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Food Hub Application Questions

The Ten-month full certificate program is no longer available as of December 2016.  

Food Hub Detail

Farmer Training Questions

Being a student in this course will involve strenuous physical activity (bending, squatting, kneeling, heavy lifting, maneuvering through planted rows) outside during the summer months.

Personal Statement

Employment History/Personal Statement

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Please list three references, including the reference's place of employment, email address, and phone, that demonstrate your engagement in your local/regional community, economy, and/or food system.

Please list Name, Organization, Email Address, and Phone

Please list Name, Organization, Email Address, and Phone

Please list Name, Organization, Email Address, and Phone
Farmer Training Program Recommendation Instructions: Please include two letters of recommendation from people who know you well enough to give an informed opinion of your motivation, intellectual ability, capacity for sustained effort, and personal qualifications. Ask your references to include your relationship to them.
Recommendation 1

Recommendation 2 

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Credit Card Information

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3 digit code on back of card near signature area

Card Holder Information

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