Become an Apprentice

Farm & Garden Apprenticeship

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Applications are OPEN for the 2020 Farm & Garden Apprenticeship Program.  

If you want to learn to grow food—for yourself, your neighbors, or as a livelihood—EarthDance is here for YOU! The EarthDance Farm & Garden Apprenticeship (A.K.A. “Farm University”) provides beyond-the-basics training in organic agriculture, from seed to market. You are the future of food security. We can’t wait to meet you! Read on to learn more about what is entailed in the apprenticeship and what some of our apprentices have to say about the program.

Learn more about the program: 

Sign up to volunteer before or after the tour to get a taste of the program.

View this online information session.

How to Apply: 

Full applications are due by 12 pm on February 1st, 2020. 

You will be notified of your acceptance by late February 2020.

The application has two parts:

Part I—Demographic information and short essay questions HERE 

Part II—Mail the following materials to EarthDance

233 S. Dade Avenue, Ferguson MO, 63135

  • $25 application fee (Please make checks out to EarthDance Organic Farm School)
  • Your resume
  • One letter of recommendation from a professional reference
  • A photo of yourself
  • Scholarship request, if applicable (2020 Apprenticeship Scholarship Request)

Questions? Email Programs Manager, Tiffany, at