Farmer Profile for David Swartzentruber

Co-Applicant / Partner Name:

Stephany Swartzentruber

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

We have experience in many aspects of organic and natural farming, from gardening and chickens to running an 80-head, rotational grazing organic dairy farm. Our current desire is to start a berry/nut tree farm possibly "Tree Range" type chickens as well. We have a passion to grow healthy food while regenerating soils in the process!

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?:

Berries

What other enterprises are you considering?:

Apple/Fruit
Berries
Flowers
Goats
Hay/Forage
Herbs
Livestock
Mushrooms
Pasture
Poultry
Sheep
Vegetables
Woodlot

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

40.0

Organic:

Yes

Infrastructure

Desired Infrastructure & Equipment Needed:

Water Access

Farmhouse Needed:

Doesn't matter

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

Owner-Financed Sale
Standard Sale
Work to Own

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

Yes