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Love Apple Farms seeks Apprentices - Santa Cruz, CA

Love Apple Farms, a twenty-one acre farm in the Santa Cruz Mountains, teaches apprentices how to grow a vast array of fruits, veggies, herbs and edible flowers using biodynamic and organic farming practices. We have laying hens, dairy goats, and bee hives. We host classes on gardening, chicken keeping, composting, cooking, cheese-making, baking, and other homesteading skills. We are the exclusive farm for a world-renowned restaurant 12 miles from the farm. We have a large tomato seedling sale every Spring where we sell over 100 varieties of heirloom and hybrid tomatoes and educate our customers on best growing practices. Our apprenticeship program is centered around the academic school year. Apprenticeship periods are Jan 1 - May 31, June 1 - Aug 31, and Sept 1 - Dec 31. Apprentices may stay for more than one period. For more information on our apprenticeship program, and to download our application, visit: http://www.growbetterveggies.com/growbetterveggies/farm-apprentice-progr...