Student Tuition

The total cost for the summer 2017 program is $4,000. While the actual cost of providing this program is substantially higher, grant funding and donations have allowed us to keep the cost for this 12 week intensive program at a reduced rate.

We often are contacted by aspiring farmers for whom this tuition is a struggle to meet. We are fortunate to be able to offer several need-based scholarships to many of our accepted students. Applicants in need of a scholarship must successfully go through the school application process before receiving the scholarship application.

Program Costs
  • Tuition – $2,500
  • Room & Board (optional) – $1,500
    • Students are strongly encouraged to live on site.
    • Housing includes a shared kitchen, shower house, composting toilet, and commons. Students are provided with beautiful, rustic, and private sleeping space in canvas wall tents on platforms surrounding the house. Tents are furnished with a twin bed, dresser, and wood stove.
    • Food will include basic staples and high quality organic farm goods for three meals per day.

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