My Mission: Grow More Growers

Scott Kelland: Award-winning farmer, author and speaker

Through my books, courses and speaking engagements I help small growers build a Success Plan to create a  profitable, sustainable business on their small property.

The country is in desperate need of MORE small growers providing the basic foodstuffs of life to their communities.

Let me show you how to  get alignment from Vision to Implementation to win the game of farming and avoid burnout, stress and angst.

Farming Is A Tough Business - I Can Help

In 2006 New Terra Farm won the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence for the small farm marketing and management model developed by the owners Scott and Suzie Kelland.

Since then, I've written half-a-dozen books about small farming topics, and created an intensive e-coaching program, teaching new farmers how to successfully  - i.e. profitably - start-up, market and manage an organic farm.

I've been invited to speak and coach at universities and colleges in Canada and the United States, as well as for community and small business groups. Feedback from a recent seminar participant:

"My partner and I learned more about the practical business of farming from your course than from a local business coach we hired".

A Recent Speaking Engagement

Image credit Grey County Economic Development

The good folks at the Grey County Economic Development Office and Small Business Centre (thanks, Philly and Courtney!) arranged for me to present my Bootstrap Success Plan Course to a group of new and soon-to-be local farmers and growers.

We had a great discussion over three evenings and wrapped it up with a fourth night Q&A session. Great questions, great feedback, high interest and motivation. What an awesome bunch of people I got to talk with!

My Talks And Workshops

1. Small Grower Series

  • Success Planning for the Small Grower
  • 90% of Farming is Half-Mental:  Staying Sane and Staying In the Game (Mental Health for Farmers)
  • Mindset, Messages and Markets - How to Attract the Customers you REALLY Want
  • Hocus-Focus: The Power of Doing the Right Things and Doing Things Right
  • Up Your Game - Take Your Farm Business To the Next Level
  • Risky Business - How to Avoid the Common Pitfalls that Bring Down Farm Businesses


2. For The New or Soon-To-Be Market Gardener

Going Pro - How to Bootstrap a Successful CSA Market Garden (Even If You Have Never Farmed Before)


3. The Green Community Series

  • The Future of Food
  • Green Entrepreneurship
  • Rebuilding Resilient Communities
  • Urban Agriculture

In addition to my books shown below, I'm also the author of the 200+ pages of 'green content' on this site.

Contact me to schedule a workshop or presentation for your group.

scott@new-terra-natural-food.com      (613) 302-3924

My Books and Courses


My latest books!

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