A programme for young people in Cumbria or The Yorkshire Dales aged 18-30, who are passionate about setting up or developing a farming or farming-related business, but are limited by the resources or opportunities available to them.
The scheme comprises a short course on the basics of business planning, support from an experienced farm business adviser and the chance to apply for a low interest loan and training grant, with ongoing support from a volunteer business mentor.
To find out more, contact Project Manager, Kate Gascoyne Tel: 01768 881462 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow the links below to see the stories of young people who have benefitted from the scheme.
Simon Dalton – Beef and Sheep Enterprise
Tom & Claire Noblet – Cheese Making Business
Georgia Hunter – Goat Rearing Business
Matty Blair – Farming Partnership with Grandfather