Lowcountry Local First is trying to "cultivate future farmers" through their Growing New Farmers Apprenticeship program. The apprencticeship provides hands-on training, workships, mentorship, and networking to anyone looking to begin a career in agriculture.
The organization is currently accepting applications for the program. Apprentices will receive classroom and field training and opportunities for mentorship over a 10 month period.
The program costs are $2,000 a year and includes all program materials, training, and workshops. Scholarships and payment plans are available.
Please visit the Lowcountry Local First website for application, program materials, and more information. The application deadline is February 1st. If you have any more questions, send an e-mail to Nikki Seibert at [email protected]