Karma Yoga Apprenticeship

Experience Living and Serving at Ananda Farm 

In 2018 we are offering a Karma Yoga Apprenticeship Program. There are 2 ways to participate; full-season or shorter stay. The full program runs from mid April – mid October, shorter stays range from 2 weeks – 2 months based on availability. We ave 2 spots available for full-time Karma Yogis.

This program offers hands on experience in all aspects of our working farm. 

  • Annual and Perennial gardening – Vegetables from seed to harvest, Fruit, Berries, Herbs
  • Animal husbandry – Goats, Chickens, Alpacas, Cats, and Dogs
  • Value Added Products – Herbal Medicine and Food Preservation
  • Community Building though Farmer’s Markets, Farm Events and Suppers, and Workshops
  • Yoga, Meditation, and Philosophy

Daily & Weekly Flow  

6:15 – 7:30     Energization & Meditation
7:30 – 8:45     Breakfast & Chores
8:45 – 9:00     Morning Circle
9:00 – 12:00   Projects or Harvest
12:00-12:20   Meditation
12:30-2:00     Lunch & Free Time (Market Team leaves)
2:00 – 5:00     Farm Projects
5:00 – 7:00     Dinner Prep,  Chores, Finish & Clean up Projects 
7:00 – 8:00     Dinner and Clean Up

*Monday Farmers Market
*Tuesday 7:00-9:00pm   Dinner & Class
*Wednesday 9:00-10:15am   Yoga
*Thursday Farm Day (prep for weekend)
*Friday Farmers Market
*Saturday Open Farm Day and/or Event
*Sunday Service and Markets

Free Days Tuesday and Wednesday or Sunday

Living Space

We have camping space as well as 2 tent-cabin bungalows (offered first to the full-season apprentices). Outdoor Kitchen, outdoor shower, and outhouse are provided. The 2 houses are a combination of community and personal space for full-time residents.

Program Cost

$300 monthly fee covers living space and basic food staples (goat milk/cheese, farm grown fruit & veggies, grain, beans, etc).

Full-season Karma Yoga Apprentices have the opportunity to ‘break even’ on the program cost. After a positive 3-month review you will receive $300/month for the remainder of the program.

2-weeks Karma Yoga $200
3-weeks Karma Yoga $250

Interested?

Contact us for an application or more information.