Apprenticeship Locations




 Applications for 2022 apprenticeships are now open!


Apprenticeship is a very personal form of education that relies on the energy you put in and the relationship you develop with your mentor. No two mentor sites are the same and no two apprenticeships on the same operation are identical one year to the next.

Please take the time to read through the site descriptions and choose a mentor site that will be a good fit for you! As you read through the descriptions, ask yourself:

  • Where do you want to be?
  • What skills are you hoping to learn?
  • What type of operation do you want to be on?
  • What type of learner are you?
  • What type of mentor are you hoping for?

Remember…you will get out of an apprenticeship what you put in. So find an operation that you are ready to invest a lot of energy into before you apply!


San Juan Ranch

Organic Grass-fed Beef

Saguache, Colorado


Round River Resource Management

Cattle Grazing

Rush, Colorado


XK Bar Ranch

Grass Finishing

Crawford, Colorado

Rafter W Ranch

Grassfed, Direct-Market Beef, Lamb, and Chicken

Simla, Colorado

Knott Land & Livestock

Holistic Cattle Grazing

Oak Creek, Colorado

Trinchera Blanca Ranch

Grazing and Conservation

Fort Garland, Colorado


Lightroot Community Farm

Holistic Dairy, Eggs, and Education

Boulder, Colorado

Hay Creek Ranch

Holistic Cow/Calf Grazing and Education

Franktown, Colorado

Western States Ranches

Holistic Cattle Grazing

Eckert, Colorado


C&R Ranch

Grassfed/finished cattle ranching

Paskenta, California

Applications are now closed, check back in June 2022!



Oregon House, California

Applications are now closed, check back in June 2022!

New Mexico

Sol Ranch

Cow-calf/ Custom graze cattle operation

Wagon Mound, NM

Sol Ranch is taking a break from mentoring, check back next fall for the 2023 season!




Barney Creek Livestock

100% Grass-fed & Holistically managed cattle ranch

Paradise Valley, Montana

Barthelmess Ranch

Grassfed Cattle

Malta, Montana


B Bar Ranch

Organic Cattle Operation

Big Timber, MT

Charter Ranch

Cattle Ranch

Shepard, Montana

Indreland Ranch

Holistically Managed Angus Cattle Ranch

Big Timber, MT

Land of Grass Ranch

Cow/Calf Cattle Ranch

Conrad, Montana

Milton Ranch

Cow/Calf Cattle Ranch

Roundup, Montana

Moe Ranch

Cow/Calf Cattle Ranch

Two Dot, Montana

Moe Ranch will not be accepting applications in 2021. Check back next year. 

Jeff and Marissa Sather

Sather Farm & Ranch

Farm and Ranch

Larslan, MT

Schultz Ranch


Grass Range, MT

Veebaray Ranch

Cow/Calf Cattle Ranch

Sidney, MT

Vilicus Farms


Havre, Montana


Boot Ranch

Cattle Ranch

Douglas, Wyoming

2021 Apprenticeship Locations

Curious about where our apprenticeships are hosted? Click on the map below to learn about the mentors who are hosting apprentices in 2021.