Join an FCC peer group

Get ready to meet your people

When people come together to learn from each other – great things happen. But it’s not always easy to find someone to talk to. 

FCC wants to connect you with growth-minded peers to share aspirations, challenges and goals, and support each other’s business success.

What you’ll do

  • Connect with 6-10 peers from across Canada
  • Attend monthly virtual meetings
  • Take part in facilitated discussions to ask questions or seek advice


  • Connect, learn and share with others
  • Get constructive feedback and coaching
  • Hear new ideas to improve your operation
  • Make more confident and informed decisions
  • Gain professional development and life-long learning

Ready to get started?

Complete the peer group application intake form that best describes you.


Are you an ag producer or agribusiness owner? This is the group for you.

Apply now

Food and beverage

Are you a food or beverage business owner, processor or manufacturer? This is the group for you.

Apply now

Want to create your own peer group?

Download the materials below for information and templates to help you get started.


"I realized I am not alone. I have felt like I had ideas that were helpful to other people’s growth, and I have implemented many ideas from the group on my own farm. I felt inspired and motivated by this wonderfully diverse group. I am thankful to have been chosen to be a part."

- Agriculture peer group pilot participant

“I've made long-lasting connections and even gained a new client! The time spent with peers was invaluable.”

- Food & beverage peer group pilot participant

“Hearing others’ successes and struggles really gave me that sense of community. On a personal level, it really motivated

- Agriculture peer group pilot participant

“The peer group has given me a much better understanding of how things operate for different retailers. That helped me develop better strategies to contact them as I now have a more realistic expectation.”

- Food & beverage peer group pilot participant

“My [family] had things we talked about doing and just never had time, and the peer group helped motivate us to work on these.”

- Agriculture peer group pilot participant