Mark Porter

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Not currently farming

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

32 y/o male, and partner, with extensive organic farming experience, looking for land to lease. I am interested in leasing land that is in or as close as possible to a city, decreasing travel times to restaurants/market. My background is in very small scale agriculture (see "The Lean Farm" and/or "The Urban Gardener" for a reference point), on a 1/2 acre to 1 acre plot. I imagine cultivating no more than 1/4-1/2 acre outside, and 3-4 high-tunnels/greenhouses. Please contact resume and portfolio! Thanks! 

Description of marketing method:

Small CSA, restaurants, 1-2 markets. 

Farm Characteristics

Desired acreage:

1-5

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership

Additional Information

Experience & education:

Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship

Experience description:

I have 3 years in farm magagement experience. 2 seasons managing an educational farm in Chicago, and 1 year managing a 1 acre market farm in Pennsylvania.