Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:
I grew up on a farm. I recently completed a two year veteran to farmer apprenticeship program at an organic farm outside of Cincinnati. I am currently growing on a friend's property until I can locate land/farm to purchase.
Are you currently farming?:
Are you interested in connecting with other farmers to explore collocation or collaborative farm ideas?:
What is the primary agricultural enterprise you are considering?:
What other enterprises are you considering?:
Total Acres Desired:
Farm Structures Needed:
Tractor, gator or golf cart
Tenure Arrangement Considered:
Lease with Option to Buy
Work to Own (Gradual Transfer of Responsibility & Farm Assets)
Maximum sale price you are willing/able to pay:
Have you been qualified by a lending institution? (if applicable):
Do you have a business plan? Please write an informative description of your vision & goals for your farming future.:
Yes, I have a business plan. My short term goals are to increase flower sales to local florists and increase herb sales to a wholesaler to local restaurants. I also plan to solicit and increase subscription flower services to local restaurants. Long term goals are to purchase a farm and offer space as a wedding venue and provide wedding flower services. Also, to offer instructional classes pertaining to growing and arranging flowers.