Rogue Farm Corps: Accepting Applications for 2013 Season

Rogue Farm Corps: Training the Next Generation of Farmers Farms Next is a full season of hands-on training and skill-based education in sustainable agriculture for aspiring farmers and ranchers. Through an innovative and cooperative model, Farms Next combines up to 1500 hours of field training with a mentor farmer, 75 hours of classroom learning with agricultural professionals and expert farmers, 15 tours of local farms, and opportunities for farm-based... Read More

Farm On!, NYFC’s Latest Affiliate, Debuts in Oregon

The past couple of months have been a whirlwind of activity in Oregon as the Friends of Family Farmers (FoFF), a grassroots organization dedicated to promoting socially responsible farming in Oregon, began FarmOn!, a project for beginning farmers.  FarmOn!, an affiliate of NYFC, works to build links within the young and beginning farmer community by creating face-to-face connections to promote learning, friendship, and inspiration between farmers. ... Read More

Oregon’s Rogue Farm Corps Now Accepting 2012 Participants

Rogue Farm Corps Farms Next internship program provides beginning farmers and ranchers entry-level training in sustainable agriculture. Through an innovative cooperative education program, Farms Next combines hands-on training, classroom learning and farm-based education on a diverse network of commercial family farms in Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley.  Participants in the Farms Next internship program live and work full time on a host farm for... Read More