Young Agrarians is building tools!
U-MAP – An interactive Resource Map focused on centralizing information for new and existing farmers in the certified or uncertified organic sector. Add your resource to the map or find a resource. If you are mapping resources in your area, please get in touch!
BUSINESS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM & RESOURCES – We offer a business mentorship program pairing up new farmers with 35-40 hours of mentorship and education with established farm business operators to develop business skills. Check our our Business page and blog to find resources and tools for your farm business.
LAND ACCESS TOOLS – We have developed a Land Access Guide as a start-up primer for new farmers wanting to get onto land. We also offer Lease and License templates with plain English side-bars to help land owners and farmers negotiate agreements. Winter 2013 & 2015 we hosted Landlinking workshops across Southern BC from the Kootenays to Vancouver Island bringing together land owners and land seekers. We receive regular emails from land owners looking for farmers to farm their land and post land opportunities on our Land Blog and UMAP. Next up… we are currently piloting a land matching service modelled off of Quebec’s Banque de terres (Land Bank) in the Fraser Valley. This pilot works to facilitate matches between land owners and land seekers.
SURVEY – Help us learn more about your needs as a new farmer! Make yourself a pot of tea and get nerdy with us. To fill out the Young Agrarians BC Farmers Survey click me:)
Let us know what tools you need! firstname.lastname@example.org