Farmer Profile for Megan Kennedy

Co-Applicant / Partner Name:

Lindsey Melling

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

Over 5 years of organic vegetable farming. Focus on medicinal plants to use in herbal products.

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?:

Herbs

What other enterprises are you considering?:

Apple/Fruit
Flowers
Grains
Greenhouse
Herbs
Livestock
Mushrooms
Nursery
Ornamentals
Poultry
Vegetables

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

5.0

Tillable Acres:

2.0

Organic:

Yes

Infrastructure

Farmhouse Needed:

Doesn't matter

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

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

Business Plan/Goals

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

We are two female farmers with a small body care herbal business looking for land to organically grow medicinal herbs. We are open to different possibilities.