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 college degree, General farming (over 3 years), Other experience/license/agriculture or business training
Other experience/license/agriculture or business training:BA in Economics, University of Georgia; Environmental Ethics Certificate Program, University of Georgia; Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture, University of California Santa Cruz
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.Assistant Farm Manager/Crew Leader at Fifth Crow Farm in Pescadero, CA. We are a mixed vegetable organic farm growing 15 acres in production. We also have a 500 hen laying operation and a 2 acre apple orchard
CountiesFlathead, Lake, Missoula
Type of OperationHay & Forage, Large Animal (cattle, sheep, goats), Small Animal (pigs, rabbits, poultry), Vegetable
Farming PracticesOrganic, Other
Please elaborate on the type(s) of agricultural operation you plan on running.10-15 acres of diversified organic vegetable production. Year round hoop house production. Pasture raised pork, poultry and layer hens.
Elaborate on the farming practices you plan on using.minimum tillage, sustainable, organic, rotational grazing, integrated pest management
Transition ArrangementsBuy/Sell, Lease
If you are interested in another type of business arrangement, please explainShort term lease with option to buy to become familiar with the area. Also an outright purchase if it is the right fit.