Business Mentorship Network Application 2017/2018

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Principal Applicant Information

(women, Aboriginal person, person with disabilities, visible minority, etc.)

Business and Agricultural Background

Please specify if you're looking for land.

(own, lease to own, lease, license, etc.)

(certified organic, uncertified organic, permaculture, biodynamic, etc.)

(Please detail the historical use of the land, amount of land in production, number people employed, major crops / livestock, market garden, rural or urban, agrotourism, special interests, etc.)

(do you have a CSA, sell at farmer's markets, restaurants, commercial relationships, etc.)

(this could be web or print media; please include your website or links to social media channels)

Mentorship Objectives

Business Skill Development

e.g. crop planning, crop successions, soil fertility

e.g. record keeping, managing employees, handling/ storage/ transport of goods

e.g. evaluating market demands, pricing strategy, communication plan

e.g. financial literacy, filing business taxes, capital investment, debt management

e.g. knowledge of business structures, land lease / license agreements, insurance plans

(1 professional and 1 personal)

Funding for the Young Agrarians Business Mentorship Network is provided in part by Salt Spring Coffee, Vancity, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the BC Ministry of Agriculture through programs delivered by the Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC.