I am a recent graduate from Pennsylvania State University. I am a person of color. My partner Edwin and I have an immense interest in farming and entrepreneurial spirit towards natural solutions to existing problems.
Our family is in the midst of learning how to care for alpacas and goats to produce yarn, wool, Goat Milk and Cheese. We are also learning to produce herbs and local honey by planting gardens and building and maintaining an apiary.
We have a small business collective where we vend our artisanal natural products at local farmers markets in Philadelphia. This is the specific type of production we are looking for assistance. We have the skill set to sustain our growing family by farming.
We would like to be at most 2.5-3 hours away from Philadelphia where our families are located.
Looking For Arrangement Type:
Buy / Lease / Lease To Own
Desired Farmer Counties:
Chester, Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming
Farmer's Intended Methods:
CSA, Indirect Sales To Cooperatives/Company/Farmers, On Farm Store/Stand, Other Direct Marketing Outlets
City Farmers and Makers Markets
Looking For Farms With Acreage:
Herbs and Wildflower Honey
Formulated Business Plan: Yes
Marketing Plan: Yes
Years of Experience: 2