Farmer Profile for Mike Frantz

Co-Applicant / Partner Name:

Ashley N Lace

Experience

Are you currently farming?:

No

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
Christmas Trees
Flowers
Grains
Greenhouse
Hay/Forage
Herbs
Maple Sugaring
Mushrooms
Nursery
Ornamentals
Poultry
Row Crops
Vegetables
Woodlot

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

10.0

Tillable Acres:

3.0

Forested Acres:

5.0

Acres in Pasture:

2.0

Organic:

No

Infrastructure

Farm Structures Needed:

Greenhouses
Shop
Storage

Farmhouse Needed:

Yes

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

Apprentice with a Farm Owner for a Year or More
Lease with Option to Buy
Owner-Financed Sale
Partnership
Work to Own (Gradual Transfer of Responsibility & Farm Assets)

Maximum sale price you are willing/able to pay:

$350,000

Maximum monthly rent you are willing/able to pay:

$2,300

Business Plan/Goals

Do you have a business plan? Please write an informative description of your vision & goals for your farming future.:

Not yet