Mentoring: the hands-on way to learn about farming
A growing number of would-be farmers are looking to mentoring programs to learn about small-scale farming before taking the plunge
by MIKE MULHERN
When Lindsay Higgins travelled to B.C. to learn to farm, she was looking for the kind of guidance that was scarce in her own farming neighbourhood. She wanted to know about small-scale vegetable farming with some lessons about poultry thrown in.