Where to start


Farming is a profession of lifetime learning, and because 75% of young and beginning growers are first generation, many of us are starting from scratch. CTYFC is committed to providing a variety of resources from ag experts as well as peer-to-peer opportunities to help everyone, no matter how far along they are on their farming journey. Want to learn more about something but don’t see it listed? Email us at info@ centraltexasyoungfarmers.org and we will help connect you.


Why farm?

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Getting Started

There are a number of first-time farming opportunities in Austin and the surrounding areas of Central Texas . If you are a prospective learner, explore  the following programs that offer apprenticeships, paid intersnhips, and farm starters.

 “The future of food is you and me.”

— Jean-Martin Fortier

Austin, tx

Urban Roots

Cedar creek, tx

Farmshare Austin


AUstin, tx

Genesis Gardens


Austin, TX

Austin Permaculture Guild