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Farmers on 57th is accepting applications for its 2012 Urban Farming Apprenticeship! This full season learning experience will immerse apprentices into the world of ecological farming. It is a practical, hands-on experience in which apprentices exchange their labour and commitment for instruction, supervision and mutual commitment.

The position is part-time (16 hrs/week) from February-October, and Fo57th is seeking 3-4 apprentices in total. Besides a wealth of education, apprentices will receive a weekly box of seasonal veggies.

Application deadline: February 1st, 2012

Please submit your application to Tess and Karen at farmerson57th@gmail.com with answers to the following questions:

  • What’s your motivation for wanting to apprentice with Farmers on 57th?
  • How does this apprenticeship fit into your future plans?
  • What is your gardening and/or food growing background?
  • Are you able to commit for the entire growing season? Do you foresee any obstacles to fulfilling this commitment?
  • What other relevant skills do you have?



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