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 2018 Sustainable Agriculture Research Apprenticeships are being offered at CEFS’ Small Farm Unit, Farming Systems Research Unit, and the Organic Grains Lab on NC State University Central Campus.
Apprenticeship appointments are for 6-9 months and are located in Goldsboro and Raleigh, NC.
1/16/2018: Call for applications for the 2018 CEFS Sustainable Agriculture Research Apprenticeships! Click here for 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 2017, 16 NCGT Apprentices were placed with mentoring organizations including Lowes Foods, NC Catch, Seal the Seasons, NC Cooperative Extension, FreshPoint, Feast Down East, and others. Learn more about their work here.