Counties of interestFlathead, Lake, Lincoln, Sanders
Planned OperationLarge Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable, Fruit/Orchard
Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersGeneral college degree, General farming (over 3 years)
Land TenureBuy/Sell, Lease
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.Chris has a bachelor's degree in business management and is currently in a general manager role for a retail operation. Patricia is currently a home economist who is in charge of the day to day operation of our small layer, broiler and rabbit operation. Patricia has previous vet tech experience dealing with farm animals and family pets. Together we have been raising poultry for fifteen years and rabbits for four years. We have also successfully grown vegetables on a family scale for the past 12 years.
Acreage1-5, 6-10, 11-40, 41-100
Farming PracticesOrganic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.Our goal is to operate a multifaceted operation to enable diverse income streams: raising chicken layers for eggs and broilers for meat, rabbits for meat, goats for meat and milk products, sheep for meat and fiber, and small scale commercial vegetable production.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.All animals will be pasture raised using regenerative and permaculture farming methods to ensure the health of the land, animals and crops. Down the road we aspire to develop an aquaponics system to help in the production of vegetables and fish.
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