Cultivating New Farmers

New organic programs are teaching young people the skills they need to make a living on the farm and thus, cultivating the next generation of farmers.

New Farmers
Tabitha Alterman, former apprentice, with Bob and Beryl Foerster, who grow organic coffee at Dragon's Lair Kona Coffee Farm in Hawaii. Read about her WWOOFing (Worlwide Opportunities on Organic Farms) experience in "Learning to Farm on the Side of a Volcano."
Photo courtesy KRISTIN FRIEDLANDER