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2023 Beginning Farmer Training Program - Cohort 1: Feb 13-July 14 & Cohort 2: July 24-Dec 22

HIP Agriculture will host two 5.5 month long Farm Apprenticeship cohorts at our farm based in North Kohala. Our program is accepting applicants who are seeking agricultural career training in market gardening and tropical agroforestry. Trainees participate in a dynamic schedule of farm projects each week in exchange for hands-on farming experience, unique educational opportunities, fresh farm food, and rustic off-grid housing. Contact Website:

Program Schedule

Cohort 1: Feb 13 - July 14

Cohort 2: July 24 - Dec 22

Program Compensation

  • Stipend: ($500/month)

  • Housing: ($800/month value) Private room with shared bathroom and kitchen, includes internet, utilities

  • Produce Share: ($100/month value) Weekly vegetable mix box that includes seasonal starches/fruits

  • Free Educational Workshops


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