Rudy Lozito Fellowship Program Application Are Now Open!

Urban Tilth is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for the highly anticipated 2024 Rudy Lozito Fellowship. This six-month program offers an immersive experience in sustainable farming and community leadership at our North Richmond Farm.

What Awaits You: Delve into the heart of sustainable practices with hands-on training in organic crop production, soil-based carbon sequestration, and animal husbandry. This fellowship is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of urban agriculture.

Beyond the Fields: As a Rudy Lozito Fellow, you’ll not only gain practical knowledge on the farm but also venture beyond with enriching field trips, workshops, guest speaker sessions, and hands-on experiences. Build connections within the farming community, earn valuable certifications, and contribute to the wider sustainable agriculture movement.

Passion Meets Purpose: Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the environment and community? This program is tailor-made for individuals ready to embrace the rewards and challenges of sustainable farming. It demands physical dedication, consistency, and the ability to thrive in various weather conditions.

Permaculture Design Course and More: As part of the fellowship, participants will complete the Occidental Arts & Ecology Permaculture Design Course, combining online and in-person learning. This not only adds depth to your understanding but also opens doors to additional certification opportunities.

Honoring Rudy Lozito’s Legacy: The Rudy Lozito Fellowship is a tribute to the legacy of our beloved Rudy Lozito, a passionate advocate for healthy organic food and sustainable agriculture. Join us in continuing his commitment to soil health, sustainability, and the joy of growing food.

Apply Today: If you are ready to roll up your sleeves and contribute to a more sustainable future, we invite you to apply for the Rudy Lozito Fellowship. Be part of a community dedicated to growing, learning, and making a positive impact.

*The Rudy Lozito Fellowship program is open to West Contra Costa Adults – 18 years old +*