The General track is a flexible, two-month training that provides a broad education in numerous areas of the farm including livestock, vegetable production, treatment-free beekeeping, and more. This option is ideal for veterans wanting to learn the basics of many different topics.
Trainees will receive a stipend and housing allowance, or the option for on-site housing. The program is split into two training sessions: April to June and July to September.
Veterans who are accepted into the focused track will have access to on-site housing and receive a weekly stipend. The Focused track can be completed in 4-8 months.
Training opportunities include:
Rotational grazing/pasture management
Machinery and equipment use
Greenhouse and high tunnel production
For more information, please email Veterans@RodaleInstitute.org or call 610-683-1442. In addition to completing an application, interested students will be required to submit a resume along with a copy of their DD 214 Member 4 stating discharge status. Download the application
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