The ATTRA "Interns" list, as it is commonly known, is a popular
networking tool for farmers and interns looking to make connections,
and should be especially helpful as people make plans for the
upcoming '99 growing season.
The December 1998 update is 47 pages long, with 160 entries
describing farms, training centers, and institutes offering
internships and apprenticeships in organic farming and sustainable
agriculture. Note: The web version is a big file, 189K in length,
about 60 pages in length when printed out.
In addition, the Internships list provides an interesting
glimpse into organic and sustainable farming in the United States,
because the entries and farm descriptions were written by the
As an example, there are six entries from farms that participate
in CRAFT (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training),
which is a collection of twelve farms in the Northeasterns states
that offer fortnightly seminars and farm visitations in addition
to on-farm training received by the apprentices during the
This is the 11th year ATTRA has circulated the Interns List as a
Please note: It is too late to add an entry to the '98-'99 Interns
List. Next year's update will begin in August or September. The list
is compiled by Katherine Adam, ATTRA Information Specialist.
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