Tia Bradford

Looking to start a small farm

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Location: West, Rutherford, South Central, Cleveland

Total acres 11.5

Acres of cropland or tillable land 5.0

Acres of pasture 5.0

Acres of unfenced pasture 1.0

Looking for the following:

Type of opportunity:

Sale (Standard), Sale (Owner Financed), Lease with Option to Buy, Internship / Mentorship, Incubator / Mentored Lease, Employment with Transfer. More info: My family of five and I are looking to start farming. My partner grew up working a farm. She has 18 years of experience. I am a Navy service member recently transferred from active duty to reserve duty with no farming experience but an interest in sustainable farming. We have three children, ages 6, 5, and 3, that love the outdoors and love to work outside. We'd like them to grow up in a rural environment where we can pass on our values of hard work, honor and integrity. We're interested in a lease-to-own, sale, or incubator/mentored lease that would allow us to learn and cultivate our agricultural skills while providing a safe and warm home for our children.

Equipment & infrastructure:

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

Current production on farm:

Cattle (Dairy/Beef), Field crops, Hay or pasture, Hogs, Orchard, Poultry (Broiler/Layer), Sheep/Goat (Dairy/Meat), Vegetable production.

Current farming practices:

Certified organic, Transitioning to organic, Ecological production but not certified.

Qualifications and goals:

Previous farming experience:

Volunteer, Employee, Manager

Number of years experience:

18

Other qualifications:

More info: My partner helped with the business side of the farm, as well as the day to day running of farm life. From raising livestock for both goods and meat, as well as farming crops and maintaining the land.

Production goals:

Cattle (Dairy/Beef), Fallow, Field crops, Flowers, Hay or pasture, Herbs, Hogs, Orchard, Poultry (Broiler/Layer), Sheep/Goat (Dairy/Meat), Vegetable production, Woodlot or forest products.