Get Growing Program
The Get Growing Program supports small farms in adopting specialized infrastructure and equipment. The program helps with the expansion of local agricultural production for local markets.
To be eligible, you must be a farm or Mi'kmaq conducting farming activities in a Mi'kmaw community.
For farms, you need to:
- be currently and properly registered in the correct income category under the Farm Registration Act
- have generated an annual eligible gross commodity income of $30,000 or less
- be at least 19 years old and actively farming in the program year
- have a Premise ID, if you're a livestock producer
Deadline or important dates
Program opening: 14 April 2023
Application deadline: 30 September 2023
Claim deadline: 31 December 2023
How to apply
Contact a business development officer or agricultural representative to get the Program Application Form. Send your completed application, supporting documents and Business Plan to the Programs Division office.
Refer to the Program Guidelines for business development officer and agricultural representative contact information.
Department of Agriculture
74 Research Drive
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2