Farmer Profile for Kelley OConnor

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience

I grew up on a hobby farm with sheep, pigs, chickens. I'm interested in raising alpacas & sheep, with chickens as well.

Are you currently farming?

No

Are you interested in connecting with other farmers to explore collocation or collaborative farm ideas?

Yes

Counties being considered

Caledonia
Essex
Orange
Orleans
Windsor

What types of enterprises are you considering?

Apple/Fruit
Berries
Hay/Forage
Hogs
Livestock
Maple Sugaring
Pasture
Poultry
Sheep
Woodlot

Total Acres Desired

20.0

Tillable Acres

1.0

Forested Acres

50.0

Acres in Pasture

5.0

Organic

Yes

Farm Structures Needed

Barn(s)

Farmhouse Needed

Yes

Which of the following arrangements are you considering?

Standard Sale

Have you been qualified by a lending institution? (if applicable)

No

Are you interested in conserved farms?

Yes

Do you have a business plan? Please write an informative description of your vision & goals for your farming future.

don't have one yet