Students visiting the greenhouse

Sponsorship Levels

Moon in the Pond Farm New Farmer Full-Year Apprenticeship and Summer Intern Drive

As a donor-partner, you join us in experiential eco-agriculture education and help build the next generation of clean farmers. And as a partner, you’ll immediately get to share some of the benefits of assisting in the education of new farmers with some of the great organic, heirloom, pasture-raised meats and vegetables produced at Moon In The Pond.  Of course, all of our donor-partners are welcome…encouraged!… to visit the farm as often as they like.

$20,000 – Complete “New Farmer Full-Year Apprentice” Scholarship
Sponsors an apprentice for a year of personal one-to-one instruction, field trips, off-farm workshops, stipend, and room and board. To acknowledge your gift the scholarship will be announced in our on-line publications and bear your name on our website for its duration.  To express our thanks to you:  A meat and vegetable CSA share of $5oo in Bacon Bucks, a heritage breed Thanksgiving turkey, a hand written thank you note and a personally guided farm tour with Farmer Dom and a New Farmer Apprentice.

$12,000 - Six Month Scholarship for a “New Farmer Full-Year Apprentice”
To acknowledge your gift the scholarship will be announced in our publications and bear your name on our website for its duration.  To express our thanks to you:  A meat and vegetable CSA share of $250 in Bacon Bucks, a heritage breed “Large Black” Ham, a hand written thank you note and a report on the apprentice to whom it’s awarded.

$5,400 – Complete “Seasonal Intern” Summer Scholarship
6 months of instruction, experiences, that includes room, board, and stipend. Our thank you: A meat and vegetable CSA share of $200 in Bacon Bucks and a hand written thank you note.

$2,400 - The Stipend for a Summer “Seasonal Intern”
Covers the weekly stipend of a Seasonal Intern for 6 months.  Our thank you: A meat and vegetable CSA share of $150 in Bacon Bucks and a hand written thank you note.

$1,000 – Scholarship for “Short-Term” Interns
includes room, board, and countless new mind-blowing, life-changing farm experiences for 2 months. Our thank you: CSA share of $125 in Bacon Bucks and a hand written thank you note.

$500 - Sponsors a Research and Records Laptop Computer
That will allow apprentices to access WiFi for research, record-keeping and to contribute their insights to our social media outreach, and to updating MITP systems.  Our thank you: A full day pass to participate in MITP’s ground breaking work on the farm, meals included, and CSA share of $60 in Bacon Bucks and a hand written thank you note.

$225 - One Week of Room, Board, and Stipend for “Seasonal Interns”
Covers the cost of hosting an intern for a week. Our thank you: A full day pass to participate in MITP’s ground breaking work on the farm, meals included, and $25 in Bacon Bucks and a hand written thank you note.

$100 - One Week Stipend for a “Seasonal Intern”
The all-important stipend helps interns and apprentices cover college loan expenses while learning full-time at the farm. Our thank you: A full day pass to participate in MITP’s ground breaking work on the farm, meals included, and $10 in Bacon Bucks and a hand written thank you note.

$60 - Hosts “New Farmer Full-Year Apprentice” for One Day
Includes instruction, field trips, workshops, stipend, and room and board. Our thank you: $5 in Bacon Bucks and a hand written thank you note.

$40 - Sponsors Much Needed Basic Hand Tools
Like med. students need stethoscopes–harvest shears for apprentices, interns and farm volunteers.  Our thank you: A hand written thank you note.

$25 - One Day’s Hot Showers for the Whole Crew
The apprentices, interns, and volunteers work hard and smell like it. Our thank you: A hand written thank you note.

$10 - Farm Meals for a Day
Covers the cost of feeding one of the daily volunteers that will taste what farm work really means!  Our thank you: A hand written thank you note.

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