Looking for a Couple of Acres to Grow Tomatoes, Etc. in North ABQ
Reference #: 162
Type of opportunity sought: I currently do not have farmland, but I am looking for land to farm.
Specified interest in farming/ranching/animal-raising: I am interested in farming as a hobby or as a part-time job.
Interested in growing/raising: Vegetables, herbs, and poultry/fowl.
Interested in these farming/ranching practices: Organic and permaculture.
Background in farming: I have some agriculture-related experience, as well as extensive organic gardening experience.
Training and education: Informal apprenticeship and general farming (3 years or less).
Willing to consider the following types of business arrangements: Buy/sell, rent, and/or partnership.
Stated interest in on-site housing: No preference.
Business Plan: Yes, I have a business plan or a market in mind.
Other Information: My plan is to be "the tomato guy," with heirloom varieties, fresh distribution to local markets and restaurants, and value-added products through a commercial canning operation. I need access to water and would prefer to have the flexibility to install renewable-energy systems, rain harvesting, hoop houses and/or green houses. I would like to find a couple of acres, ideally in the northern part of Albuquerque.
Listing Date: January 18, 2012
or (505) 724-3619
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