California Farm Academy

Application & Deadlines

Session 4 Dates: Feb. 10th - Sept. 17th, 2015

Interested in the program and becoming a student? Find out more about the California Farm Academy, download an application, below, or access our contact information by using the light blue links on each page.

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To apply to the California Farm Academy training program, please fill out the no-fee application. You can download the application as a Word doc or as a PDF.
Send applications to:

Mary Kimball, Executive Director, Center for Land-Based Learning
California Farm Academy
5265 Putah Creek Road
Winters, CA 95694
Or email: mary@landbasedlearning.org

Applicants notified of admission: Early December 2014 and on a rolling admissions basis until the class is filled.

CLASSES START: February 10, 2015

Requirements for admission include:

The cost of the seven-month training program is $3,300 for 2015. Tuition covers approximately 270 contact hours including classes, hands-on experience, one-on-one consultations, farm visits and field trips. Printed curriculum materials are provided, as are the necessary machinery, tools and supplies for the activities.

There is no application fee, however full or partial payment for the program is required upon acceptance in order to secure a place in the session. A payment plan of three equal installments is available. If minimum payment is not made by the due date, Jan. 5th, 2015, the participant will lose their spot in the program and it may be offered to a wait-listed applicant. A 10% surcharge will be deducted from any refund of tuition after a student withdraws from the program. Once class has started, tuition is non-refundable.

Partial tuition assistance may be available for admitted applicants who demonstrate financial need. Please contact, Mary Kimball, for more information.

To apply to the California Farm Academy training program, please fill out the no-fee application. You can download the application as a Word doc or as a PDF.

Mail or email the completed application to California Farm Academy, Center for Land-Based Learning, 5265 Putah Creek Road, Winters, CA 95694; mary@landbasedlearning.org