Resources for Farmers

We’re so happy you’ve decided to host a farm apprentice, and we’re here to help you along the way! Is your farm…

  • actively engaged in the Southern Appalachian community,
  • using organic and/or sustainable production methods (certifications are not required), and
  • dedicated to training new farmers by providing education as a pinnacle element of your apprenticeship program?

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Explore other resources for becoming a farmer mentor in the sidebar.

OGS Farmer Programs are made possible by our farmer network and our funding partners: USDA Rural Business Development Program, Community Foundation of WNC, CLIF Bar Family Foundation, UNFI Foundation, Harry Chapen Foundation, WNC Bridge Foundation, USDA Southern Extension Risk Management, and Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education. Our Growth Partners (year-round program support) are: Carolina Farm Credit, Earth Tools, Biltmore Company, Buchi,  Living Web Farms, and Chelsea Green Publishing. Our Media Sponsors are Hendersonville Community Co-op, and WNCW.