The average age of the American farmer is 58 years old. If we're going to change the food system, we need to create more pathways for young people to launch successful careers in farming.
That's why we set up the Square Roots Next-Gen Farmer Training Program—to share the nuances of indoor urban farming and bring fresh, locally-grown food to ever-increasing populations in cities.
Applications for Season 4 of our Brooklyn, New York program will be open in early August, with a November 2019 start date. In the meantime, our newsletters, social media, and farm tours are a great way to stay up to date about everything Square Roots. Sign up below to be the first to hear when we open applications for our next and future programs.Sign up
Applications for our inaugural season of the Grand Rapids, Michigan program are open now through July 12, 2019, at 11:59 pm EST with a September 2019 program start date.Apply Now