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Sustainable Farming Certificate

The SFC program for the 2016 season is full.  We do accept applications on a year-round basis.  If interested for the 2017 season, please fill out the application form below and get in touch with the SFC coordinator.

The Sustainable Farming Certificate (SFC) is an intensive, curriculum based program designed to help participants looking to acquire comprehensive food growing skills and explore the world of sustainable local farming.

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SFC students live and learn at Everdale’s organic farm in Hillsburgh, Ontario.  ***If interested in the Urban option at our Black Creek Community Farm, please contact us before filling out the application***

For those students wishing to experience a full season on the farm, the program runs for a total of 32 weeks (early April to late November).  Shorter options are available to fit your schedule, please contact the SFC coordinator to discuss your options.  If interested, please read the ‘full details’ package in the link below before filling out the application form.

Everdale is part of the CRAFT (collaborative regional alliance for farmer training) network in South West Ontario.  For more information on the network, click here.