“It has been rewarding to learn of the willingness, determination, and enthusiasm which Mentees hold. STEP UP helps us impart the farm experience to the next generation in a ‘hands-on’ way that provides the Mentee with a realistic appreciation of what to expect from the vocation of farming.” – Mentor
What is STEP UP?
STEP UP is an on-farm learning placement. This mentorship program matches those who are considering a farming career with an experienced farm manager. This is a chance to learn farm business management skills in a hands-on setting!
Who can be a Mentee?
Anyone who is interested in agriculture and is at least 18 years old.
This is a national program. You can choose a placement close to home or in another province.
This program is a minimum of 8 weeks long. You can start as early as April 1st 2013.
We are accepting applications now!