Farmer Profile for Eric Lacaillade

Co-Applicant / Spouse Name

Rachel Wassel

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience

I am a graduate of the University of Vermont's farmer training program, where I received a certificate in sustainable agriculture. After the program I worked for an organic dairy far during the winter and during the spring I worked for an organic vegetable and mushroom farm.

Are you currently farming?

No

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

No

Counties being considered

Orange
Washington
Windsor

What is the primary agricultural enterprise you are considering?

Beef

What other enterprises are you considering?

Goats
Herbs
Hogs
Livestock
Poultry

Total Acres Desired

80.0

Tillable Acres

10.0

Forested Acres

30.0

Acres in Pasture

40.0

Organic

Yes

Farm Structures Needed

Barn(s)
Other Housing
Shop
Storage

Farmhouse Needed

Yes

Equipment Needed

Preferably a tractor with haying equipment, trailer for transport of livestock and mobile electric fencing, with or without solar charger.

Which of the following arrangements are you considering?

Standard Sale

Are you interested in conserved farms?

Yes