Apprentice Farmer Program (Chatham, MI)

Description:

The Apprentice Farmer Program is a farm incubator program that aims to serve as the launching point for individuals interested in starting their own farming enterprise. This two-year, residential program provides farming entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and assistance needed to ensure a solid start to their farming career.

Land, equipment, tools, and mentorship are provided to qualified applicants so they can develop a business plan, establish accounts, build capital, and fine-tune skills. The apprentice farmers will grow alongside the talented North Farm staff and other apprentice farmers, sharing ideas, techniques, and labor.

Location:

UPREC North Farm, E. 3774 University Drive, Chatham, MI  49816

Audience:

This program is designed for individuals with ample farming experience who are ready to start their own farming enterprise.

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