Farmer Profile for Benjamin Fisher

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience

I am a hemp farmer. I have been growing hemp since 2017. Mostly high CBD types but I also have a small amount of experience growing grain and fiber types. I am looking five to ten acres to grow CBD hemp on during the 2019 growing season. Please contact me at [email protected] and not the listed email.

Are you currently farming?

Yes

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

Yes

Counties being considered

Addison
Bennington
Caledonia
Chittenden
Essex
Franklin
Grand Isle
Lamoille
Orange
Orleans
Rutland
Washington
Windham
Windsor

What is the primary agricultural enterprise you are considering?

Flowers

What other enterprises are you considering?

Herbs

Total Acres Desired

12.0

Tillable Acres

10.0

Organic

Yes

Farm Structures Needed

Greenhouses

Farmhouse Needed

Doesn't matter

Equipment Needed

Water source is a must. My ideal land would have a small greenhouse, a small tractor, and a disk harrow. Maybe even just a walk along rototiller. None of those are a deal breaker, but would be very helpful.

Which of the following arrangements are you considering?

Farm Manager
Lease with Option to Buy
Long-Term Lease
Owner-Financed Sale
Partnership
Short-Term Lease
Standard Sale
Work to Own (Gradual Transfer of Responsibility & Farm Assets)

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.

Yes. I am not prepared to share my business plans willi-nilly over the internet. If you are interested in working with me please feel free to contact me at [email protected]