Farmer Profile for Chelsea Barbour

Co-Applicant / Partner Name:

Alex Rickman

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

Owners of High Five Farm, a vegetable and herb operation currently growing on 2 leased acres. Our produce is available through our sliding scale CSA program, at Franklin County farmers market, and local groceries and restaurants.

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?:

Berries
Flowers
Greenhouse
Herbs
Hogs
Mushrooms
Poultry
Vegetables

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

50.0

Tillable Acres:

10.0

Forested Acres:

15.0

Organic:

No

Infrastructure

Farm Structures Needed:

Barn(s)
Other Housing
Shop
Storage

Farmhouse Needed:

Yes

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

Lease with Option to Buy
Long-Term Lease
Standard Sale
Work to Own (Gradual Transfer of Responsibility & Farm Assets)

Maximum monthly rent you are willing/able to pay:

$800