Foothill Farming
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Foothill Farming

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Interns Hilling Potatoes
Interns Hilling Potatoes



 There are several options for aspiring farmers to gain the practical, hands-on knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in farming, including farm internships, certificate programs and farm-based university programs. On this page you will find a list of local and regional internship opportunities and training programs as well as scholarships and other financial options. 


High School Programs

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College & University Programs

Many colleges and universities around the country offer programs in sustainable agriculture. The following list is not an exhaustive list, but contains a number of highly respected programs.

Sustainable Agriculture Programs in California.

Sustainable Agriculture Programs outside of California.


There are a number of scholarship opportunities available for those pursuing agriculture in universities or in the fields. Click here for a list of some of these available scholarships. Please note that this list is not comprehensive. 

Also, California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo) offers a range of scholarships with agriculture related fields. Click here to view these. 

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