What do I need to qualify for Steward funding?
In order to be elligible for Steward funding, your project must use sustainable farming practices. Additionally, Steward prioritizes farm businesses with at least $10,000 in annual revenue or applicants who have had at least 3 years of farm management experience.
Don't have that level of farm management experience?
If an you do not already have a farm business and has not had 3 years of farm management experience, you may still be considered if you have a thorough business plan and financial plan. This assessment is at the discretion of the Farm Steward who reviews the application.
In general, applicants should have some degree of commercial farming experience.