So you want to be a farmer? Each season we hire apprentices, who come to us from all over the country and with all kinds of backgrounds, to learn the ropes of running an organic farm with us. They go on to do amazing work in the world. We are now accepting applications for the 2019 season. See the job description HERE.
Meet our 2018 Apprentices!
Meet our 2017 apprentices!
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Graduate of: Olin College of Engineering
Why farm? My reasons change every day, but spending time doing something so close to nature just makes sense to me.
Favorite food/plant: Parsley
What has inspired you lately? The book Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card.
What do you do when you're not at Frinklepod? I love to hike!
Hometown: La Canada Flintridge, California
Graduate of: Kenyon College, University of Vermont Farmer Training Program
Why farm? Farming combines everything I'm passionate about - community, the environment, health, and good food - and at the same time allows me to work outside with my hands, which is important to me.
Favorite food/plant: Fall carrots
What has inspired you lately? Working with other strong, hardworking women.
What do you do when you're not at Frinklepod? Cook, hike, and run.
Hometown: Ocean Park, Maine
Graduate of: Coast Guard Academy
Why farm? I want to live closer to the earth and I love the idea of growing my own food.
Favorite food/plant: Pineapple
What has inspired you lately? The book All the King's Men.
What do you do when you're not at Frinklepod? Walk in the woods with my dog, Emma.