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Farmland Barter Available

Started by WadesPointInn on 01.08.19

Posted in: Farming

Land owners in Talbot County, MD are seeking an experienced farmer whereby a formal land, equipment, and housing share can be agreed upon.

Location Specifics
Historic bed and breakfast and farm located on 100 acres of waterfront property just outside of Saint Michaels, MD. 20 Acres of tillable that has been kept clean since 1996 and has been previously certified organic and biodynamic. 40 acres of land is currently leased separately to local farmer for corn and soybean production.
o 5 Acre pond
o Irrigation pond
o Multiple Barns
o Mobile structures including a large chicken coop
o Perimeter fencing
o Tractors/fuel
o Other equipment
o Small 2-bedroom farm cottage with wood burning stove included
Must have successful work experience in farming/land management and must be able to show previous business and financial success. It is important to note, applicants will not be employed by the land owner, but will be expected to develop a business of their own while here. We as land owners expect that we will eventually see the benefits of fresh produce, meats, cream/milk, and eggs
o Strong moral compass
o Vision and ambition are crucial
o Must be physically fit and have the stamina to work long hours
o Must be adaptive and creative and demonstrate skill in working cooperatively
o Must be willing to farm the land organically. Practices that result in soil depletion and death to soil organisms is not our style.
o Must prepare your own firewood
o Must be willing to put electricity of cottage and barns in your name and pay in a timely fashion
Application Process
We are a biblically centered, multi-generational family business who desire to improve the under-utilized potential of our land. If you are interested in working our land through proper stewardship using holistic management practices, please contact us via email at Include your contact phone number and the best time you can be reached as well as a resume, cover letter, and references.
o Single, married couples, or families welcome.