Want to learn the technical skills of how to grow food in a highly productive urban environment? The Top Leaf Farm Apprenticeship is an intensive, 6-month program focused on building skill sets with aspiring urban farmers. Our mission is to equip growers with the educational and technical skills through applied learning modules that they will need to become successful organic urban farmers within their communities. We are looking for individuals who are responsible, motivated, passionate about learning new skills and committed to growing food as a profession.
For more information about the Apprenticeship and Internship programs including how to apply. Click the links below APPRENTICESHIP - 6 months INTERNSHIP - 8 weeks
OVERVIEW Educational Approach Our apprenticeship program is a combination of applied hands on education through work, formalized class time, field trips, and structured feedback sessions. We currently are offering only 2 positions which creates a rich learning environment as the apprentices work side by side with our farm supervisor and manager. We have 2 scheduled education session a month which allow apprentices to deepen knowledge and skill of both core concepts and specialized topics.
Urban Regenerative Agriculture We are apart of a revolutionary way of growing food in the city, which includes a urban nursery, a network of educational and demonstration farms and our production market rooftop farm.Our system is pioneering
We believe that open and constructive communication is important in fostering a healthy, well functioning work environment. We engage in a daily, weekly, and monthly check-in practices that contribute to a healthy culture. Dialogue and feedback loops are integral to our work environment and are practiced in both educational and work settings.