Fiamma Varoli

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Full time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Currently live on a hobby farm, with goats, llamas, chickens, bees. I have a very large 1/4 acre veggie garden. I want to take it to the next level and make it my full time job.

Description of marketing method:

Delivery vegetables, CSA, Farmers Markets, Local Restaurants, Farm Stand in front yard

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Water access, Fencing

Description of water access required:

I will do my best to limit the amount of water used. I dont belive in regular watering. However, irrigation of some sorts is very important for a vegetable garden.

Description of fencing required:

Deer Prevention

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Other Crops

Primary Livestock:

Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

Chickens would be for eggs, but mostly for compost and bug control

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease

Description of tenure options desired:

looking to lease a small parcel of land to start a organic market garden. Two year lease with options to extend

Additional Information

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

Maybe

Experience description:

Currently live on a hobby farm with an extensive vegetable garden, honey bees, chickens, llamas, and goats. I am a avid reader and have been doing a ton of research on my own on how to take my hobby to the next step.