James Werning

Develop hospitality & farm potential. Healthy food production. Beautiful gardens & space. Build community, friends, bluegrass, potlucks. Financial sustainability. Do justly. Love mercy. Let's chat!

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Location: West, Buncombe, Henderson, Madison

Total acres 10.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land 2.0

Acres of pasture 2.0

Looking for the following:

Type of opportunity:

Lease (1 to 5 Years), Lease (5+ Years), Lease with Option to Buy, Incubator / Mentored Lease, Business Partnership. More info: We sold our Fox & Fiddle bed/breakfast/organic farm, but we'd like to do something involving hospitality again. Our strengths include developing space and building community. We built apartments in our barn, plus some RV sites. The B&B was fun, but we'd want partners if we did that again. We had wonderful partners for the org farm. We would love to develop or manage a good place for building community and hosting bluegrass jams, potlucks, arts, gardens, healthy farm to table lifestyle. We can bring our bees and chickens, and our kids in Leicester might bring their cows and goats. See http://foxandfiddle.net/bnb/ for photos and reviews of our former B&B.

Equipment & infrastructure:

Barn, Fencing, Well / Pond / Other water source, Greenhouse, Livestock facilities, Farmer housing, Farm equipment, Irrigation equipment, Cold storage (cooler/freezer).

Current production on farm:

Herbs, Orchard, Poultry (Broiler/Layer), Sheep/Goat (Dairy/Meat), Vegetable production. More info: We have lived in the city for two+ years now, although our son and daughter are currently working with goats, cows and pigs at Beulah Farm.

Current farming practices:

Biodynamic, Transitioning to organic, Ecological production but not certified. More info: We sold the farm two years ago, but this is the most recent practice.

Qualifications and goals:

Previous farming experience:

Volunteer, Manager

Number of years experience:

6

Other qualifications:

More info: We sold our Fox & Fiddle bed/breakfast/organic farm, but we'd like to do something with hospitality, justice, and compassion toward others. Our strengths include developing space and building community. We built apartments in our barn, plus some RV sites. The B&B was fun, but we'd want partners if we did that again. We had wonderful partners for the org farm. We would love to develop or manage a good place for building community and hosting bluegrass jams, potlucks, arts, gardens, healthy farm to table lifestyle. We can bring our bees and chickens, and our kids in Leicester might bring their cows and goats. See http://foxandfiddle.net/bnb/ for photos and reviews of our former B&B.

Production goals:

Hay or pasture, Herbs, Orchard, Poultry (Broiler/Layer), Sheep/Goat (Dairy/Meat), Vegetable production, Vineyard, Woodlot or forest products. More info: We prefer vegetables to livestock.

Personal experience and production goals summary:

We sold our Fox & Fiddle bed/breakfast/organic farm, but we'd like to do something with hospitality, justice, and compassion toward others. Our strengths include developing space and building community. We built apartments in our barn, plus some RV sites. The B&B was fun, but we'd want partners if we did that again. We had wonderful partners for the org farm. We would love to develop or manage a good place for building community and hosting bluegrass jams, potlucks, arts, gardens, healthy farm to table lifestyle. We can bring our bees and chickens, and our kids in Leicester might bring their cows and goats. See http://foxandfiddle.net/bnb/ for photos and reviews of our former B&B.