Heroic Food Sustainable Farmer Training Full-Year Immersion Program – Apply Now For 2016

Apply now for Heroic Food’s 2016 Full-Year Immersion (FYI) program, a comprehensive sustainable beginning farmer training program located in Columbia County, New York. This training is suitable for post-9/11 veterans; other Heroic Food trainings are suitable for all veterans. Extensive hands-on training and supplemental instruction. Peer housing on the Heroic Food Farm. Spouses are welcome.

Program FYI includes:

  • 8 month paid apprenticeship/training positions on local mentor farms
  • 9 week winter course in holistic farm planning and management through the Hawthorne Valley Learning Center
  • Supplemental hands-on farm skills training
  • Farm related trade skills workshops (welding, irrigation, construction)
  • Online courses through the Cornell Small Farms
  • Sustainability and resources conservation workshops
  • Tours of local farms
  • Veteran peer support, and access to veteran services

Program starts March 15 — Click here to apply now!