Farmer Profile for Becca Burke

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience

I have 8+ years of farming experience, with a focus on small scale organic crop production. I currently focus on no-till market garden systems. I have limited livestock experience, including sheep, swine, goats, and poultry.

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?

Vegetables

What other enterprises are you considering?

Apple/Fruit
Berries
Greenhouse
Herbs
Poultry
Row Crops
Vegetables
Woodlot

Total Acres Desired

10.0

Tillable Acres

2.0

Organic

Yes

Farmhouse Needed

Doesn't matter

Which of the following arrangements are you considering?

Apprentice with a Farm Owner for a Year or More
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)

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

No

Are you interested in conserved farms?

Yes