Check all experience and education that apply to you and your farming partnersFarm/Crop management (3 years or less), Informal apprenticeship, General college degree, General farming (over 3 years), Other experience/license/agriculture or business training
Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:farm management (<3), apprenticeship, general college, general farming (3+): Permaculture design certification, seed school
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, I am a farm hand at Purple Frog Gardens in Whitefish, MT. It is my 4th season working with Purple Frog. I am also a seed steward for the Good Seed Company based out of Whitefish. I also did some short term WWOOFing in 2009 in Southern India and Hawaii.
Counties of interestFlathead, Gallatin, Lake, Missoula, Ravalli
Acreage1-5, 6-10, 11-40
Planned OperationVegetable, Fruit/Orchard, Other
Farming PracticesOrganic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.vegetable, fruits: I am interested in a small acreage in the Flathead Valley for vegetable and seed production. I would like to produce bulk seed for the Good Seed Company and run variety trials. Excess vegetable production would go to market and food bank.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.organic: I plan on using organic practices but I do not require that the land is already certified
Land TenureBuy/Sell, Lease