Farm Apprenticeship at Kroka

At Kroka, farm apprentices have a unique opportunity to learn about organic and biodynamic farming, work with students in a farm setting, and live in a robust intentional community of exceptional young people.
Schedule Full season: April – October
Summer season: June – August

Learning the trade
  • Working side by side with experienced and dedicated farmers on a working educational farm
  • Dairy - milking, yogurt and cheese making, holistic small-herd management
  • Poultry - sustainable egg production, humane practices, and rotational flock grazing
  • Draft horse work
  • Fruit and vegetable gardening - growing a variety of healthy fruits and vegetables for our community of 100 people using organic and biodynamic practices including processing and preserving the harvest
Gaining teaching experience
  • Working with 800 students over the course of the growing season during morning chores, farm work projects, and specific farm programs and camps
  • Observing experienced educators
  • Receiving feedback from mentors and developing effective teaching styles
Developing perspective
  • Monthly work visits to a diversity of progressive farms in Vermont and New Hampshire
  • Weekly class with focus on biodynamic agriculture, homesteading, sustainability, and re-connecting to the earth and all living things while developing an understanding and intention of healing the land and preserving it for future generations
Community living
  • Sharing a canvas wall tent set amidst the Kroka staff village
  • Developing personal living habits in harmony with the natural world Opportunity to participate in paddling, climbing, hiking, and other adventure and wilderness skills training with Kroka guides
Your mentors
  • You will work alongside Kroka farmers, Lynne Boudreau and Silvano Biffis, as well as guest teachers
Stipend and benefits In addition to a stipend of $100 per week, apprentices receive delicious meals and comfortable eco-housing on the Kroka campus, and invaluable educational experiences.
How to Apply: Mail or deliver:
  • a letter of interest
  • a resume
  • a letter of recommendation


to: Kroka Expeditions, 767 Forest Road, Marlow, NH 03456
Feel free to call Lynne as well at 603-835-9087
or send these items or your questions via email to: lynne@kroka.org