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Farm-based Education

Many colleges, universities and organizations award degrees or offer courses, training programs, internships or volunteer opportunities that pertain to alternative, sustainable or organic agriculture.

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USDA. NAL. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.

A directory of U.S. institutions and organizations that offer undergraduate and graduate programs, research opportunities, or training in organic, alternative, or sustainable agriculture. Identifies student farms and research and demonstration farms.

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National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Connects farmers with potential interns or apprentices who are seeking on-the-job experience in sustainable or organic agriculture.

Northeast Organic/Agricultural Education Directory Massachusetts   html

Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA).

Lists organizations in the Northeast U.S. that offer education or training programs in sustainable agriculture.

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USDA. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.

Provides agricultural educators with training resources to help farmers and ranchers establish thriving farming systems.

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National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Review ATTRA's directory of internships and apprenticeships in sustainable or organic agriculture. Learn about farming sustainably. Discover classroom lessons, on-farm opportunities, training sessions, programs and conferences opportunities.

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Willing Workers on Organic Farmers (WWOOF)

The Willing Workers on Organic Farmers (WWOOF) database of organizations and other hosts offering volunteer, educational, employment, internship and apprenticeship opportunities in sustainable agriculture.