SMALL BC FARM FUNDING PILOT: Small Farm Business Acceleration Program

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 23, 2020

Small Farm Business Acceleration Program

As a part of the economic recovery from COVID-19, the Ministry of Agriculture has developed a new pilot called the Small Farm Business Acceleration Program to support the growth of small and new farm businesses through: Improving the business planning skills of small and new farmers by supporting business plan coaching; and Accelerating the revenue growth of small and new farm businesses by providing cost-share funding for commercial farm infrastructure and equipment. The Small Farm Business Acceleration Pilot Program is intended for farm business entities producing agricultural products grown in B.C. with the intent to grow their sales and increase their … Continue reading SMALL BC FARM FUNDING PILOT: Small Farm Business Acceleration Program

Apply Now for KPU Farm Schools 2021

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 22, 2020

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University is accepting applications for their 2021 Tsawwassen First Nation and Richmond Farm School programs! All backgrounds and experiences welcome, no prerequisites required. Click Here to Apply – kpu.ca/farmschools   KPU Farm Schools consists of Tsawwassen First Nation and Richmond. Each farm school offers its own distinct 7-8 month program that provides students with a strong foundation in the principals and practices of regenerative farming. These programs focus on hands on, experiential learning alongside industry professionals, supported by classroom learning to prepare students for a career in the industry.  Which Farm School is right for you? The Tsawwassen First Nation … Continue reading Apply Now for KPU Farm Schools 2021

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Solstedt Organics

Posted by Melanie Buffel on October 20, 2020

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Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh 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. Applications are now open for our BMN 2021 Mentee Cohort. Find more information and an application form here. Deadline to apply is November 6th, 2020.  We are wrapping up with our 2020 Mentee Cohort and are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Ashala Daniel is the owner of Solstedt … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Solstedt Organics