Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship (BUFA)
Application period endsthis Sunday, January 13.Join us beginning in April 2013for an 8-month, season-long, beginning farmer training including:
- Comprehensive curriculum in urban farming and sustainable farming methods through classes, field trips, farmers market experience and an online learning platform
- Hands-on, in-the-field apprenticeship with experienced local farmers and educators
- OSU’s established Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management Workshop Series, an established small farm business planning course
- Application period openNovember 15, 2012 – January 13, 2013Classes beginApril 3, 2013
Enrollment limited to20 participants.Work-trade and Full Scholarshipsare available.For more information and applications:
The Beginning Urban Farming Apprenticeship (BUFA) provides in-depth and comprehensive training in urban farming and sustainable farming methods. This innovative educational program is designed to give new and aspiring urban farmers and community land stewards the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to grow and market fresh vegetables, fruits, grains, cut flowers, and other products in urban settings.