David Zelov

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Full time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

We currently have a certified organic operation on 1.5 acres of leased land.  We are looking to expand.  

Description of marketing method:

CSA and farmers markets.  

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Orange

Desired acreage:

6-10, 11-20

Infrastructure required:

Water access

Description of water access required:

Need water for drip irrigation - this could be from stream or pond, but also would like access to potable water for overhead irrigation and washing produce.  

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables

Description of livestock/crops:

Vegetables, herbs and flowers.  Some berries.  

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?

Yes

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education, Farm owner, Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship