Listing Information

Counties of interest

Flathead

Planned Operation

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

Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partners

Informal apprenticeship, General college degree, Other experience/license/agriculture or business training

Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:

15+ years Horse Breeding and Training. Raspberry farmer. Gardener. Construction contractor/Designer

Land Tenure

Buy/Sell, Lease, 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.

My husband and I have been residential and commercial construction contractors in the Gallatin county. We have been looking for property all over Western Montana. Our current location has been temporarily because we want to move to Flathead county. We own and breed a few horses at this time.

Acreage

6-10, 11-40, 41-100, 101-500, 500+

Farming Practices

Organic, Other

Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.

We will continue with our small horse breeding/training business. We want to raise cattle, a few sheep and hogs and chickens, and practice rotational grazing. Also want to grow as much organic veggies and fruit as possible, apple trees, raspberries and be a Montana grape grower. (We are members of Montana grape and wine assoc). Market raspberry and fruit products. Sell beef and pork

Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.

Organic, improving the land , rotational management and permaculture. Love for the land is in our bones. We want to use our horses to work the land too!

If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explain

Because of our extensive experience in construction we can build and improve on ranch/farm structures.

Onsite Housing

Yes

Please elaborate on the kind of additional training/information that would help you:

Training in what the particular farm/ranch has been profitable in would be wonderful