Farmer Profile for Cassi DeHart

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

I finished a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership, and Bachelor's in Agronomy/Sustainability. I have been a small scale organic farmer for 10+yrs, I am a Certified Horticulturist and a Certified Herbalist. I am the manager of the Wilmington College Community Gardens. I sell plants& seeds.

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
Christmas Trees
Flowers
Grains
Greenhouse
Hay/Forage
Herbs
Mushrooms
Nursery
Ornamentals
Row Crops
Vegetables

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

10.0

Tillable Acres:

10.0

Organic:

Yes

Infrastructure

Desired Infrastructure & Equipment Needed:

Water Access
Barn(s) and/or Shed(s)
Farmer Housing
Greenhouses

Farmhouse Needed:

Yes

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

Lease with Option to Buy
Owner-Financed Sale
Partnership
Work to Own

Maximum sale price you are willing/able to pay:

$0

Maximum monthly rent you are willing/able to pay:

$750

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

No