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Farming scholarship offered to Fleurieu start-ups | Stock Journal




A SCHOLARSHIP offered by the Willunga Farmers Market and Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board aims to assist a new farming business overcome the barriers to successfully entering the agricultural industry.

The 2021 Willunga Farmers Market Farmers Scholarship is designed to help a new farming business overcome two of the biggest obstacles for new farmers – start-up costs and access to land.

The scholarship is worth $15,000 and given as a $12,000 start-up fund followed by $3000 in mentorship and business training.

Willunga Farmers Market chair Pip Forrester said scholarship recipients added tremendous value to the market community through the new products they brought to Market.

“The enthusiasm for what they do, the interest they create and…

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