Get your farm business started with MOFGA
The Journeyperson Program is a 2 year business support program for beginning farmers and farmworkers who are serious about operating farm businesses in Maine that will make contributions to the agricultural community. This program is designed to support farmers in overcoming barriers including access to land, capital, and education.
Qualifications for applying farmers and farmworkers:
While open to any farmer that meets the above criteria, the Journeyperson Program is best suited for farmers that:
Components of the Program
Applications are due for the Journeyperson program each year on January 31.
After applications are received and a farm qualifies for the program, we will reach out to schedule an interview. Application and interviews will be accessed based on this rubric.