The Young Friends of the Countryside is a European non-profit association. The YFCS is a membership organization for young business people, rural entrepreneurs, future and young private landowners below the age of 35.

The YFCS organization was created with the aim of promoting rural entrepreneurship and to help maintain the constant evolution and innovation in the rural sector. In this regard, preparing the younger generation to be able to cope with the challenges of the management of rural business is key.


COVID-19 measures

Belgium is implementing far-reaching measures to contain the further spread of the new coronavirus (Covid-19). In order to comply with governmental guidelines, we have closed our offices for the public. However, we remain active in order to give maximum support to our members. If you want to reach our staff please visit our contact page.


Dear UK members,

as you might be aware, Brexit comes into effect on Friday 31 January, 2020. In order to clarify, this will not affect memberships for the YFCS.