Farmer Profile for Cassi DeHart

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

I'm finishing a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Sustainability. I was a small scale organic farmer for 10 yrs, I am a Certified Horticulturist and a Certified Horticulturist. I am the manager of the Wilmington College Community Gardens.

Are you currently farming?:

Yes

Are you interested in connecting with other farmers to explore collocation or collaborative farm ideas?:

Yes

Enterprises

What is the primary agricultural enterprise you are considering?:

Vegetables

What other enterprises are you considering?:

Apple/Fruit
Berries
Flowers
Greenhouse
Herbs
Mushrooms
Nursery
Vegetables

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

10.0

Tillable Acres:

2.0

Organic:

Yes

Infrastructure

Farm Structures Needed:

Barn(s)
Greenhouses
Other Housing
Shop
Storage

Farmhouse Needed:

Yes

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

Farm Manager
Lease with Option to Buy
Work to Own (Gradual Transfer of Responsibility & Farm Assets)

Have you been qualified by a lending institution? (if applicable):

No