Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Apply Now for the ProFarmer Program

From the Hudson Valley:

Working under the mentorship of Jean-Paul Courtens, Director of Farmer Training, ProFarmers gain experience in a hands-on learning environment located on one of the most productive and beautiful tracts of farmland in the Hudson Valley. 

Our mission-aligned program emphasizes vegetable and grain production and includes:
  • Ecological farming practices
  • Mechanical and technical skills
  • Small business skills and leadership development
  • Engagement with the regional farm community
ProFarmer trainees are full-time, year-round employees of the Farm Hub and are offered the option of on-farm housing.

Applications for spring 2017 enrollment must be received no later thanSeptember 9, 2016.  For the program summary and application materials, visit:

For inquiries, please contact Sara Katz at (845) 331-1187 x107 or

The Hudson Valley Farm Hub is a non-profit center for resilient agriculture located on 1,255 acres of prime farmland in Hurley, NY.  We provide professional farmer training, conduct and host agricultural research, and demonstrate innovative agricultural practices.  Our vision is for a collaborative food and farm economy that meets the economic and social needs of our communities while working in partnership with nature.

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