Listing Information

Land Area

1-5 acres

Current Use

Hay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard

Current Practices

Organic

Water Sources

Stream/Large creek, Irrigation system

Are water rights available to these sources?

yes

What are the soil types on your property?

34—Desmet loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes

Onsite Housing

Yes

Structures/Equipment

Barn or shed for produce, livestock, or equipment storage, Other fencing, Irrigation equipment, Tractor or other tools, Electricity

Transition Arrangements

Cropshare, Lease, Partnership, Open to other arrangements

Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher?

No

Please elaborate on your willingness to mentor or advise the entering farmer or rancher:

Other than chickens, an orchard and growing up with a garden in Missoula, I have no farming or ranching experience.

Are you currently living on the farm or ranch?

Yes

In your judgment, which crops/agricultural purposes are best suited to your land and which would you support on your land?

Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Dairy, Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other

Please summarize your long-term goals regarding your land:

I would very much like to see the land put to beneficial use in a responsible and sustainable way. In addition to the small orchard I've planted, we added poultry in 2016 and recently added a small herd of sheep.

What kind of additional training/information would help you with the transfer process? Please check all that apply and feel free to elaborate below.

Tax management/planning, Financing options (loans, etc.), Business management, Marketing (local market connections), Production, Financial management, Goal setting, Decision making, Specializations (organic, sustainable)

Do you intend to remain on the land?

Yes

Please elaborate on the crops/agricultural purposes that are best suited to your land:

A community vegetable garden, hops library, or rotating crops with livestock seem extremely reasonable ideas.

Please describe the available housing:

The rental (2Bdrm Trailer w/expanded Living Room) is not currently available but would be if there's a change in occupancy.

How did you hear about Farm Link?

CFAC

How many acres are available for agricultural production

2.5

Please attach any photos of your farm, infrastructure, or land

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