Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
We raise our own chickens and pigs. We have a small orchard with apples and pears. We would like to raise cattle and have a nice berry patch. Our dream is to have our small farm provide food for our family and the community around us.
Description of marketing method:
Farm stand and farmers markets
Does this farmer have a business plan?No
Desired acreage:21-50, 51-100
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access
Description of buildings required:
We would need barns for the animals and our main business that would support this adventure should it not work out. Right now i sell eggs and some pork to friends. We would like to make it more of a business.
Description of water access required:
Enought water for the animals for drinking and staying cool.
Description of fencing required:
Fencing would be a great help to keep cattle in. We have the ability to put in the fence it is the cost of purchasing it that is the hard part.
Crops and Livestock
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Pigs, Poultry
Tenure options desired:For Sale
Experience & education:Farm owner
Currently own a farm where we raise chickens and pigs.