Sustainable Agriculture Apprentices
CEFS’ Sustainable Agriculture 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 2016 Sustainable Agriculture Apprenticeship appointments are: Sustainable Farming Systems Management and Research; Culinary Farming Apprenticeship at the NC State Agroecology Farm; Educational Farm Management at the NC State Agroecology Farm; Experiential Learning with Livestock and Agroforestry; and Season Extension with High Tunnels.
Apprenticeship appointments are for 6-9 months and are located in Goldsboro and/or Raleigh, NC.
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.