Farmer Profile for Lynn Cousins

Co-Applicant / Partner Name:

Darrell Bryant

Experience

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience:

My family rented a farm with animals in the past. As holistic healers we fell in love with farm life and the peace and healthy way to live. We are looking to make it a permanent part of our lives.

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?:

Herbs

What other enterprises are you considering?:

Dairy (cows)
Flowers
Goats
Grains
Greenhouse
Livestock
Pasture

The Land

Total Acres Desired:

100.0

Organic:

Yes

Infrastructure

Farm Structures Needed:

Barn(s)
Greenhouses
Milking Facilities
Other Housing
Shop
Storage

Farmhouse Needed:

Yes

Equipment Needed:

All

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure Arrangement Considered:

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

Maximum sale price you are willing/able to pay:

$100,000

Maximum monthly rent you are willing/able to pay:

$1,500

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

No

Business Plan/Goals

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

I am a Holistic Healer that provides alternative Spiritual care. The farm I leased in the past was a great asset for those looking to leave a busy life to take time to heal without distractions. It reenforces discipline and encourages healthy routines mentally physically spiritually and emotionally.