Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:Less than 2
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Currently live on a hobby farm, with goats, llamas, chickens, bees. I have a very large 1/4 acre veggie garden. I want to take it to the next level and make it my full time job.
Description of marketing method:
Delivery vegetables, CSA, Farmers Markets, Local Restaurants, Farm Stand in front yard
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Water access, Fencing
Description of water access required:
I will do my best to limit the amount of water used. I dont belive in regular watering. However, irrigation of some sorts is very important for a vegetable garden.
Description of fencing required:
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Other Crops
Description of livestock/crops:
Chickens would be for eggs, but mostly for compost and bug control
Tenure options desired:For Lease
Description of tenure options desired:
looking to lease a small parcel of land to start a organic market garden. Two year lease with options to extend
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Unsure
Currently live on a hobby farm with an extensive vegetable garden, honey bees, chickens, llamas, and goats. I am a avid reader and have been doing a ton of research on my own on how to take my hobby to the next step.