Starting a Farm in Ontario - Business Information Bundle for New Farmers
New Farmer Self Assessment - Am I Suited for Farming?
Regardless of the new business or venture, the first thing you need to ask yourself is - am I becoming a new farmer as a hobby or as a business? A hobby or lifestyle farm may suit your needs and personal values, but if you wish to make a suitable income (after expenses) from your farming operation it has to be planned and run as a business.
Here are some key self assessment questions to consider before becoming a farmer:
While assessing your unique situation, be open and consider the comments and feedback you receive from others. If you still question whether farming is right for you, consider building the skills you would need to start the farm or draft a detailed business plan for your farm. This can help build confidence in your decision.
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