Apply to the Black Butterfly Urban Farmer Academy

Applications for our 2022 cohort are currently closed.

Applicant Requirements: Priority will be given to applicants with at least 1 or more seasons of prior gardening or farming experience and those who are currently engaged growing and marketing. Applicants must demonstrate their ability to commit to a full season of on-farm training (at minimum 1 day per week for a total of 144 training hours), 24 hours of classroom instruction (12 weeks of 2 hour sessions) and 8 field days at partnering farms. We will prioritize applicants that live and work in the “butterfly wings” of Baltimore City. We will accept applications from MD, DC and VA.

The deadline for applications is FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2022 (at 11:59 pm).
Selections will be made by the end of February. The program will run from March through October of this year. There are 10 spots in the program. Please include as much information as possible in your application.

To learn more about the program visit our FAQ page
For additional questions, please contact Denzel Mitchell at: