The Farm School sounds a little bit like paradise [PDF]:
Everyone takes a turn preparing meals, baking bread and cleaning house. All will repair fences, shovel snow and restock feed bins. All will rotate cows, sheep and goats among pastures, assess the health of these animal-teachers, and milk Suzie, the dairy doyenne of the program.
There aren't many students. Just a few years back, there were only four. This year there are 15. Over one year, from October to September, on 183 acres in Athol, Mass., they will learn to grow organic vegetables, tend livestock, and manage forests. They will feed the 175 members of the farm's CSA and help run a meat CSA, as well. They'll actually learn about the business of farming, too, as Pacific Standard reports: