Moon In The Pond Farm Educational Programs


Apprenticeship, Internship and Learning-Working Opportunities
Moon In The Pond Farm offers three program levels:

  • New Farmers Full-Year Apprenticeship Program (12 month minimum)
  • Seasonal Internship Program (3 month minimum)
  • Short-Term Volunteer ‘WWOOFer’ Program (3 day minimum)

Please review the requirements below for each program carefully and clearly state the program for which you are applying.

“New Farmers Full-Year Apprenticeship” Program is designed to train new sustainable farmers and to give participants a strong introduction to the life of farming, and the challenges and complexities of diverse sustainable farm systems. Details and application process

“Seasonal Internship Program” provides an opportunity to experience an abbreviated version of the New Farmers Full-Year Apprentice Program for people who can’t commit a full year.  MITP Farm hosts Seasonal Interns for terms of various lengths during more active and warmer months.  Details and application process

“Short-Term/’WWOOF’er” and “Thru-Hiker” Programs welcomes volunteers in the warmer months (April-November) and, as space allows, in the colder months (Nov.-April).  Short-term volunteers can work from one to six days per week, and have a more flexible schedule than interns.  In addition to providing assistance to Full-Year Apprentices and Seasonal  Interns, Short-term volunteers will be assigned shorter-term projects on a day-to-day basis.  They get an intense, quick immersion into farm life. Details and application process

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