Farmer Profile for Ishmael Ahmed

Please describe your past and/or present farming experience

Grew up on a small farm, and ran a market garden were we sold in Burlington, Waterbury, and Richmond. Rasied cows, goats and chickens for meat.

Are you currently farming?

No

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

Yes

Counties being considered

Addison
Chittenden
Franklin
Grand Isle
Lamoille
Orleans

What is the primary agricultural enterprise you are considering?

Goats

What other enterprises are you considering?

Nursery
Poultry
Woodlot

Total Acres Desired

100.0

Organic

Yes

Farm Structures Needed

Barn(s)
Greenhouses
Other Housing
Shop
Storage

Farmhouse Needed

Yes

Equipment Needed

Unsure yet, still working out busniess plan

Which of the following arrangements are you considering?

Owner-Financed Sale
Partnership
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.

Nope, still need to develop one