Counties of interestCascade, Chouteau, Flathead, Gallatin, Glacier, Lake, Lincoln, Missoula, Ravalli, Teton, Yellowstone
Planned OperationSmall Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersAgriculture-related college degree, Farm/Crop management (3 years or less), Informal apprenticeship, General farming (less than 3 years), General farming (over 3 years)
Land TenureBuy/Sell, Cropshare, Lease, Partnership, Open to other arrangements
Briefly describe your current occupation(s) and responsibilities and list previous agricultural employment and experiences. If you are currently farming or ranching, please state the size, type(s), and location of the operation.Currently working at an industrial compost site in Flathead Valley. I'm responsible for three drive (pickup) route per week along with community outreach. As for farming, I recently worked on a 3 acre organic farm which produced primarily for chefs and some csa involvement. I grew up on a conventional farm in Pondera county and spent my adult life volunteering on farms/orchards and learning about sustainable production methods.
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Organic produce, poultry, culinary and medicinal herbs and plant starts.
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainMy ideal arrangement would be a land lease or rent to own situation including housing for my small family.
I may also be interested in partnering with an existing farm or individual wanting to produce a wider variety.