August 6, 2015 @ 4:13 PM

2016 Application is Available for the Organic Farmer Training Program at the Michigan State University Student Organic Farm.

The Organic Farmer Training Program offers nine months of intensive instruction in year-round organic farming. The program focuses on diversified production of vegetables, livestock, flowers, fruits, and herbs for local markets.  Participants manage all aspects of a 15-acre certified organic farm, including passive solar greenhouses used for year-round production in cold climates. Participants also manage the Student Organic Farm's field and hoophouse production, use equipment, create business and production plans for their future farm businesses, travel around the state to visit dozens of other farm and ...

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