Prospective Students

Who can take the program?

Anyone with a desire to learn how to operate a farm business and want to gain knowledge and practical skills in farming are welcome to register for this program. As this is a non-credited program of the university, prospective students are not required to have any prerequisites upon registration.

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a Certificate of "Acknowledgement of Completion" with a minimum attendance of 90 percent of the classes.

International Students

Since this program is non-credited, international students who wish to take this program will not be eligible for student visas. This program does not offer on-site housing options.

Financial aid

Richmond Garden Club Award:
$1,000 award available to 1 eligible Richmond Farm School Student per year (subject to funding). 
Application details will be provided to enrolled students.