Be a MESA Mentor!

For experienced farmers or food leaders ready to inspire the next generation of sustainable farmers.

Are you an experienced farmer or food leader ready to inspire the next generation of sustainable farmers? We need your expertise and energy to be a mentor to new and beginning farmers in our training programs! With the enormous shift in farming and farmer demographics expected over the next two decades, now is the time to pass on your skills and expertise to the next generation, to ensure that sustainable farming continues evolving for decades to come.

Contact us about mentoring a current participant or graduate of MESA’s Agroecology, Farming and Food Psthways (AFFP) program. We also offer presentation opportunities (with modest honoraria) for AFFP guest presenters and subject matter experts.

For U.S.-based ecological farms, education centers, sustainable supply chains and ag. organizations, we seek Host mentors for selectively screened, enthusiastic global Stewards who are eager to join you for 6-12 months of hands-on training through MESA’s International Exchange Program.