Apprentices at Sankanac CSA receive strong hands-on training by working alongside experienced mentor farmers through the North American Biodynamic Apprenticeship Program. In addition they receive a solid theoretical foundation in biodynamic and organic agriculture through a two-week-long “Winter Intensive” study at the Nature Institute and Hawthorne Valley in NY state, weekly tutorials and planning meetings, farm tours, and ongoing agrarian and anthroposophical study groups throughout the year. Apprentices work year-round, April to March, including the 24-week summer CSA and planning, planting, harvesting and maintenance throughout the year. Sankanac CSA is part of Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, a lifesharing community that includes adults with special needs; apprentices live in extended-family-style houses in the village along with residents with disabilities. Apprentices have the option of participating in AmeriCorps, a national service organization with educational benefits. For more information, visit camphillkimberton.org, www.biodynamics.com/nabdap, www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps, and email SankanacCSA@gmail.com.