-Connecting with Our Community-
Volunteering with Front Line Farming
noun : The science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing
of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products.
“We undertake our work in order to honor the land and the community we cultivate.”
-Front Line Farming
Frontline Farming’s Apprenticeship Program is a path for beginning to intermediate Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) growers of all ages who want to gain the fundamental skills needed in the movement toward personal and communal food sovereignty. We provide a culturally supportive and immersive environment for community, education and advocacy. It is our hope and determination to heal the pain and trauma from years of being subjected to systems of oppression throughout our historical bondage and use the knowledge of our ancestors to reconnect to the land for nourishment and reparations.
This program will provide land-based skills to empower leadership as growers and as food activists for the participants and their communities. The training will go over farm planning, soil renewal and deep personal reflection as we affirm historical divorce from the land and reignite our cultural connection to the earth.” Frontline Farming is a collective farming community dedicated to creating greater leadership opportunities for POC and equity to the existing system of food apartheid. We are proud to be a source of farming practices and spiritual teachings of living in harmony with respect and gratitude to the land. We believe in education and collaboration to encourage engagement in the communities we come from. We provide our harvest to those in our local community that live with little to no access to nutritional whole foods."
2022 Program Logistics
Application Deadline is January 31, 2022
Program runs from April 18, 2022 to October 28, 2022 (28 weeks)
Program participation is 20hrs/week on a set schedule of Monday, Wednesday & Friday.
Apprentices receive an education stipend of $1,280/month during the enrollment in the program.”