Starting a Farm in Prince Edward Island
If you want to establish a farm in PEI it may be helpful to consult the Guide for Beginning Farmers on Prince Edward Island before you make any financial or production decisions. This convenient agricultural resource outlines the support, training and services offered to help new and transitioning farmers create a profitable and sustainable farm business.
This resource is available below in English, Mandarin and Persian.
What information is contained in the Guide for Beginning Farmers on Prince Edward Island?
The guide directs you to the people in the agricultural industry who can assist you with your farming venture. It provides links to services, programs and resources and contains other helpful information related to the following:
- planning steps for setting up your farm;
- regulations, licences and requirements, i.e. food safety, animal traceability, land use, soil conservation and pesticide use;
- commodities and production methods, i.e. livestock, crop farms, specialty products and organic farming;
- training opportunities, i.e. Future Farmer Program, Business Development Program
- tax relief.
Download the Guide for Beginning Farmers