Worden Farm hosts apprentices during the Florida winter vegetable season, from October through May. Preference is given to full-season applicants with previous related experience and professional interest in agriculture.
Apprentices are paid and receive a hands-on education in organic crop production and marketing. Training includes informal farm skill demonstrations and exposure to key components of farm management, such as organic certification protocols and farm record-keeping requirements. Tasks include planting, greenhouse management, transplant production, irrigation projects, crop maintenance, harvesting, post-harvest handling, and direct-marketing through farmers markets and the CSA farm membership program.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. To apply, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.