Apply for Farmer Education

Applications for 2022 are now closed. Apply in the fall for our 2023 season.

Immigrants, refugees, people of color, and other beginning farmers are encouraged to apply to our Big River Farms Education Program. Our team of educators supports and demonstrates organic agricultural practices that build soil health, preserve diverse ecosystems and pollinator habitat, conserve water, and protect water quality.

How to Apply

Step 1: Download & Read the Program Description

Find a complete overview of the benefits and other details of the Big River Farms Farmer Education program. Download the program description packet (PDF).

Step 2: Complete the Readiness Quiz

Is the Big River Farms Education Program right for me? Fill out this brief quiz to see.

Step 3: Complete the Big River Farms Education Program Application

Applications for 2022 are now closed. Apply in the fall for our 2023 season. If you have any questions, please contact Jess Carroll at [email protected] or via mail to Big River Farms, 14220-B Ostlund Trail N, Marine on St. Croix MN 55047.

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