Type of NetworkBeginning farmers starting a business on my land, Being paired with a beginning farmer who I keep in touch with on a monthly basis, Farm visit exchange, i.e. beginning farmers visit my farm and I visit theirs to give advice and share ideas, Farm site evaluation, helping a beginning farmer assess a potential farm site, Email consultations
Please describe the situations in which you would charge a fee and your expected rate (e.g. hourly, seasonal, annual rates, fees for long-term mentorship, fees for in-person meetings, etc.).I would like to be a mentor down the line, but not currently in the position to do so.
Type of farm or businessSmall Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable
ExperienceLarge Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Greenhouse production, Season extension, Crop rotation/planning, Seed saving, Composting, Cover crops, Irrigation, Organics, Commodities, Harvest and handling, Machinery and equipment, Farm safety, Business planning, Financial management, Farm accounting, Time management, On-farm efficiency, Recordkeeping, Employee/intern management, Business structures, Marketing, Site assessment, Land rehabilitation/Soil-building
Focus of Mentorship
To provide knowledge and experience of sustainable farming and living practices.