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First:

Colin

Last:

Flaherty

Phone:

(207) 807-2365

Email:

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Past and present farming experience:

I am currently working with my business partners to establish a market for the growth of industrial hemp in the state of Maine and am looking for small parcels, 2-5 acres, to plant in working towards establishing a seed bank and eventually moving to larger and more parcels. My director of cultivation has experience farming and is currently finishing up the Associate's horticulture program at Southern Maine Community College. This past season we planted 1/3 of an acre in accordance with the standards set by the Maine Department of Agriculture and Forestry Management to establish our base seed bank.

Counties being considered:
  • Androscoggin County
  • Cumberland County
  • Franklin County
  • Oxford County
  • Sagadahoc County

Types of enterprises considered:
  • Row Crops

Total Acres Desired:

parcels of 2-5 acres

Tillable Acres:

2-5

Wooded acres:

n/a

Acres in Pasture:

n/a

Acres in Pasture:

n/a

Acres in Orchard/Fruit/Perennials:

n/a

Organic:
  • Yes

Farm structures needed:
  • Barn(s)

Equipment needed:

We are currently working on acquiring additional equipment but a mechanical seeder may be necessary as well as a combine for harvesting.

Arrangement(s) considered
  • Short-Term Lease
  • Long Term Lease
  • Lease with Option to Buy
  • Work to Own (Gradual Transfer of Responsibility & Farm Assests)
  • Partnership

I am interested in farms with Conservation Easements:
  • Maybe (Please send me information)

Here is a summary of the vision for my farming future and/or business plan:

Please see attached Executive Summary.