Apprenticeships 2017-10-18T14:54:26+00:00



Sustainable Agriculture Apprentices

CEFS’ Sustainable Agriculture Research Apprenticeship Program is a hands-on work and study program that trains participants in many aspects of sustainable agriculture production and research.

Apprenticeships are offered in several different focus areas; apprentices apply to the specific apprenticeship that best fits their skills, interests, and goals. The 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Research Apprenticeships are being offered at CEFS’ Small Farm Unit, Farming Systems Research Unit, and NC State University’s Agroecology Education Farm.

Apprenticeship appointments are for 6-9 months and are located in Goldsboro and Raleigh, NC.

The application period for the Sustainable Agriculture Research Apprenticeship has now CLOSED.

Still curious about the apprenticeships?  Visit the Sustainable Agriculture Research Apprenticeship Overview page for more information.

NC Growing Together Local Food Supply Chain Apprentices

NC Growing Together’s Local Food Supply Chain Apprenticeship is an exciting 8-week summer program that offers apprentices the opportunity to work with local food hubs, businesses and organizations and gain hands-on training related to local food systems and value chains work.

In 2016, 12 NCGT Apprentices were placed with mentoring organizations including Lowes Foods, NC Catch, Eastern Carolina Organics, NC Cooperative Extension, FreshPoint, Feast Down East, and others.  Learn more about their work here.

The application period for the NCGT Local Food Supply Chain Apprenticeships has now CLOSED.

Still curious about the apprenticeships?  Visit the NC Growing Together website for more information.