Are you looking to start or expand a horticulture enterprise and have questions about what land to look for, how to lease land, and how to create a tenancy agreement?
In this session we explored the terms that require consideration for both the land owner and the new enterprise before signing a contract or agreement. We also touch on considerations when it comes to hiring staff and taking on trainees.
Tom O’Kane from Cae Tan and Abbi Mason from Big Meadow will talk us through their personal experiences with leasing land, and we will also hear from the landowners of Big Meadow for a counter-perspective.
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In this session we explored the terms that require consideration for both the landowner and the enterprise before signing a contract or agreement. Tom O’Kane from Cae Tan and Abbi Mason from Big Meadow talked us through their personal experiences wit…1/24/2022 1:15:23 PM
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The Diversifying into Horticulture Programme is designed to give non-horticulture based farmers the essential support needed to branch out into the sector. Whether trialling a new idea or making a permanent change to the business, diversifying presen…2/24/2021 1:49:57 PM