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YA Business Mentorship Network – The Dogs Run Farm

Posted by Lydia Carpenter on November 06, 2023

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers. 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. Applications for the 2024 mentee cohort are open until November 13 2023.  Mentor applications (paid position) are accepted year-round.  Check out the Business Mentorship Network page for more information! Want to learn more about our Mentees (or … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – The Dogs Run Farm

YA Business Mentorship Network – Correction Line Acres

Posted by Lydia Carpenter on November 02, 2023

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers. 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. Applications for the 2024 mentee cohort are open until November 13 2023.  Mentor applications (paid position) are accepted year-round.  Check out the Business Mentorship Network page for more information! Want to learn more about our Mentees (or … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – Correction Line Acres

A Day In The Life of an Apprentice: Bronwyn Green – Gripfast Farms

Posted by Michelle Lam on November 25, 2021

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Animals, food, and community — these are three aspects that Bronwyn Green imagines as part of a successful closed-loop circle. Bronwyn Green was a Young Agrarians (YA) Apprentice who spent the season at Gripfast Farms near Binscarth, MB. The farm primarily focuses on regenerative agriculture methods to raise grass-fed beef and is owned by Doug Turnbull and Carol Lanz-Turnbull. We chatted with Bronwyn to learn more about her experience as an Apprentice. Bronywn has always had a passion for local food. She owns a food business called “G Spot Winnipeg” which uses produce sourced from nearby farms to make spreads … Continue reading A Day In The Life of an Apprentice: Bronwyn Green – Gripfast Farms