Christine Noonan

Former agriculture teacher looking to live on a property where I can keep a garden and chickens and learn more about other aspects/running a farm business.

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  • West
    • Buncombe
    • Henderson

Total acres 1.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land 0.3

Looking for the following:

Type of opportunity:

Lease (1 to 5 Years), Lease (5+ Years), Lease with Option to Buy, Internship / Mentorship, Incubator / Mentored Lease, Business Partnership, Employment, Employment with Transfer. More info: I am looking to move to the Asheville area. I have a degree in Animal Science and taught agriculture for 3 years. I am looking to live on a farm where I can garden, keep chickens, and learn more about any other aspects of agriculture present. I have experience with horses and goats in addition to chickens, and was previously a vet tech.

Equipment & infrastructure:

Farmer housing. More info: I would like to live on property. I have 2 indoor cats.

Current production on farm:

Aquaculture, Cattle (Dairy/Beef), Christmas trees, Fallow, Field crops, Flowers, Hay or pasture, Herbs, Hogs, Honey bees, Orchard, Poultry (Broiler/Layer), Sheep/Goat (Dairy/Meat), Vegetable production. More info: I am interested in all aspects of small scale agriculture.

Current farming practices:

Biodynamic, Conventional, Certified organic, Transitioning to organic, Ecological production but not certified, None, the property is not being farmed.

Qualifications and goals:

Previous farming experience:

Volunteer, Employee

Number of years experience:


Other qualifications:

Higher education in agriculture or related field. More info: I have a B.S. in Animal Science from University of Florida, previously taught agriculture at the middle and high school levels, and I have a passion for small scale intensively managed farming. I grew up with horses and gardens, and have lived on my own small farm for the past 3 years but am moving and would rather lease than buy again.

Production goals:

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

Personal experience and production goals summary:

I would like to start by living on property and keeping my own garden and chickens, assisting in any existing enterprises and learning more. I do not have the capital to embark on a new business of my own at the present time, but I would be happy to grow into that over time.