Farmer Profile for Stephen Crimarco

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience

- One season on a 200 CSA diverse vegetable farm as an Americorps in Wisconsin (only was on harvest grew at the time) January 2015 to December 2015. - Two years as an Agro Forestry Promoter in the US Peacecorps in Jamaica. (Agro Forestry is planting fruit and timber trees). Also did small scale vegetable farming on a 1/4 acre. March 2016 to April 2018 - One season and recent graduate of the UVM Farmer Trainer Program. May 2018 to October 2018. This recent experience has given me more professional experience with regards to crop planning, CSA planning, and learning to use mechanized gear.

Are you currently farming?

No

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

Yes

Counties being considered

Chittenden

What is the primary agricultural enterprise you are considering?

Vegetables

What other enterprises are you considering?

Herbs

Total Acres Desired

5.0

Tillable Acres

0.5

Organic

Yes

Farmhouse Needed

No

Which of the following arrangements are you considering?

Short-Term Lease

Are you interested in conserved farms?

Maybe (Please send me information)

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

I am only looking for a small plot of land to grow vegetables and herbs as a hobby as I have a full time job.