Considering an apprenticeship? Read this first: Choosing a Farm and a Mentor: Tips for Prospective Apprentices

Newest postings are listed at the top. Listings on this page are for referral only.  Do your due diligence.

Redrange Farm, Fayette Co., 1 1/4 hours from Pittsburgh, is hiring for PT spring into FT summer help on their biodynamic farm growing vegetables and raising heritage livestock.


Grow Pittsburgh is hiring:

-Braddock Farms PASA Apprentice
-Shiloh Farm Assistant
-Seedling Production Assistant
Grow Pittburgh is an urban agriculture non-profit with a mission to teach people how to grow food and promote the benefits gardening brings to our neighborhoods.

Common Thread CSA in central NY, 2+ hours due north of Scranton, is hiring staff and apprentices for the spring, 2020 season.


O-J-T apprenticeship at Dillner Family FarmsGibsonia, near Pittsburgh. This is a paid OJT; eligible Veterans eligible for VA educational benefits * may receive a stipend based on local MHA. 


The Dillner Family Farm is a fourth generation family-owned fruit and vegetable farm located in West Deer Township in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania since the 1940’s. Eight greenhouse and high tunnel structures extend the growing season to provide more variety of farm fresh produce.  We participate every week during the growing season in several Pittsburgh Area Farmers' Markets, providing fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables and other farm products. Apply today for Spring, 2018 season.

Indian Run Landscaping, Lancaster, hires each season.

Bobolink Farm and Bakery is  frequently hiring 50 minutes east of Allentown for bakery help and cheesemaking interns. 

Wenger Feeds in Rheems, PA, is frequently hiring for mill management, drivers, and admin/office jobs. They are veteran-friendly.

Bridgeside Market and Deli, 201 Chestnut St. Sewickley, PA 15143, Allegheny Co., is owned/operated by US Army veteran and former farm apprentice Mike Mogduono. They are seeking full time help and will consider seeking a VA OJT apprenticeship for a veteran eligible for VA education benefits. Regular employment is also available. (412) 259-8732

Springwood Organic Farm in Lancaster offers milk producers the opportunity to process products in their facility. See details here.

Dairy grazing apprenticeships with Master Grazers offer paid training, comprehensive training

in all aspects of owning and operating a managed-grazing dairy operation, and the experience to

move into farm ownership. These apprenticeships are registered with the US Dept. of Labor.

Some mentor farms are located in PA. Learn more

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