Blog Category: Business Mentorship

2023 PRAIRIES BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – APPLY!

Posted by Melanie Buffel on January 25, 2023

Ready to Grow Your Farm Business? Are you a young (or young at heart) animal or vegetable producer living in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba? Are you operating a new farm and looking for guidance to grow your business? Young Agrarians is excited to announce the expansion of our successful Business Mentorship Network into the Prairie provinces! This program pairs new and seasoned farmers together to cultivate the skills for running ecologically sustainable and financially viable businesses. Mentors support you to dig into the business of farming and lay the groundwork for your farm’s long term viability.  What You Get: As … Continue reading 2023 PRAIRIES BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – APPLY!

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Harvest Heart Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 28, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have had a busy season managing a cool wet spring and a dry hot summer and we look forward to sharing their voices and experiences over the next few week.  If you would like to be considered for a seat in the program please  … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Harvest Heart Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Suelo and Faa

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 21, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have had a busy season managing a cool wet spring and a dry hot summer and we look forward to sharing their voices and experiences over the next few week.  If you would like to be considered for a seat in the program please  … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Suelo and Faa

YA Apprenticeship 2023: Edmonton, AB – Good Note Community Farm

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 20, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer looking for hands-on farming experience on an ecological farm? Are you interested in organic farming, homesteading practices, food education, and collaborative approaches to farming? Good Note Community Farm is looking for a self-starter farm apprentice starting this spring to join their team. About the Farm Good Note Community Farm is a diversified Community Farm, sharing food-producing knowledge with families and individuals from nearby cities and acreages.  They are moving toward non-profit status. They care for dairy cows and dairy goats as well as their young. They have a flock of 100 chickens and 10 Muscovy … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2023: Edmonton, AB – Good Note Community Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Tomato Daily Half Acre

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 07, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have had a busy season managing a cool wet spring and a dry hot summer. We will share their voices and experiences over the next few weeks as we recruit for our 2023 cohort of Mentees and Mentors. If you would like to be … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Tomato Daily Half Acre

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Clutch Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 02, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have had a busy season managing a cool wet spring and a dry hot summer. We will share their voices and experiences over the next few weeks as we recruit for our 2023 cohort of Mentees and Mentors. If you would like to be … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Clutch Farm

We’re hiring! BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK PROGRAM COORDINATORS in SASKATCHEWAN & ALBERTA

Posted by Taina Uitto on October 19, 2022 3 Comments

Young Agrarians is hiring Business Mentorship Network Program Coordinators! Locations: Saskatchewan and Alberta (Manitoba position filled- thank you to all applicants!) Application Deadline: January 30, 2023 ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS Young Agrarians (YA) is an educational resource network for new and young ecological farmers in Canada. YA recognizes the Indigenous lands and territories that we work on and alongside. YA is committed to providing programs and services that are inclusive and available to farmers and friends of diverse backgrounds. Since 2012, the YA network is volunteer-driven with farmers across the country organizing on-farm events and building community to create spaces for … Continue reading We’re hiring! BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK PROGRAM COORDINATORS in SASKATCHEWAN & ALBERTA

2023 BC BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – APPLY!

Posted by Melanie Buffel on October 07, 2022 2 Comments

New Farmers Apply for Farm Business Support through Young Agrarians Mentorship Network

Ready to Grow Your Farm Business? Are you a young (or young at heart) animal or vegetable producer living in British Columbia? Are you operating a new farm and looking for guidance to grow your business? Young Agrarians is excited to offer the ninth season (woohoo!) of the BC Business Mentorship Network! This program pairs new and seasoned farmers together to cultivate the skills for running ecologically sustainable and financially viable businesses. Mentors support you to dig into the business of farming and lay the groundwork for your farm’s long term viability.  What You Get: As a participant in this program you will receive … Continue reading 2023 BC BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – APPLY!

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Wild Bee Florals

Posted by Melanie Buffel on October 04, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have had a busy season managing a cool wet spring and a dry hot summer. We will share their voices and experiences over the next few weeks as we recruit for our 2023 cohort of Mentees and Mentors. If you would like to be … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Wild Bee Florals

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Dixon Creek Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on July 05, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the eighth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have been working and planning with the support of their Mentors and we are  thrilled to profile them and wish them lots of success for the year ahead! Watch out for applications to open again in fall of 2022! Please tell us your full name(s), your … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Dixon Creek Farm