Katie Diego

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Farming Status and Plans

Years actively farming:

2-5

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

We’ve run a small scale meat farm with poultry and small livestock. We are not a slaughter house. We hire a mobile butcher to have everything done properly and off the property. We have done farmers markets as well as selling locally. 

Description of marketing method:

Online, local farmers markets, vendor events. 

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Desired acreage:

11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access

Description of infrastructure:

We require a house to live in as it will be our residence as well as business. Must be at least 4 BR and 2+ BA. 

Description of buildings required:

Barbs would be a plus. Poultry coops would be great

Description of fencing required:

Any pasture fencing

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Description of livestock/crops:

Poultry, rabbits, small livestock, beef cattle, pigs

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale

Description of tenure options desired:

Rent/ lease must include house. Rent to own our lease to own. Outright sale depending on price

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?

Unsure

Experience & education:

Farm owner, On farm work experience

Experience description:

Please see above