Posted: Thu, September 7, 2023

Hudson Valley, NY job


Hudson Valley Apprenticeship

Hudson Valley Apprenticeship
The Hudson Valley Apprenticeship (HVA) is a decentralized apprenticeship program, with farms in Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster counties serving as farm mentors for participating apprentices. Apprentices will gain a solid foundation in the principles and practices of sustainable small-scale vegetable production through a combination of hands-on learning, in-field mentoring, and classroom-based education in the following areas:

Antiracism & equity
Business & financial management
Compassionate communications
Cover cropping & crop rotation
Farm safety and first aid
Pest & disease management
Soil science & testing
Tractor safety & small engines

Compensation, which varies by farm, is minimum wage or higher, with hourly compensation of $20/hour for classroom trainings. Some participating farms provide housing.

Visit for the Hudson Valley Apprenticeship posting and to send an application to all participating HVA farm mentors. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP, or no later than January 31, 2023.