Your e-mail address
Your phone number
Where are you located?
Please explain what type of assistance or resource you need help finding.
How many years have you been farming?
- Select - New to farming Farming 1-3 years Farming 4-6 years Farming 7-10 years Farming more than 10 years
What is your level of farm knowledge, education, and experience?
- Select - Advanced (significant formal training in agricultural production and significant farm management experience) Intermediate (Informal training in agricultural production and moderate management experience) Beginner (new to participating in agricultural training and educational programs and farm management). New to farming (this is one of the first educational events I have attended regarding farming)
Are you currently farming (growing or raising items for sale)?
- Select - Yes, I own and operate my own farm business (or owned or operated business this year, even if currently not…) Yes, I manage someone else’s farm Yes, I manage a community/nonprofit farm Yes, I work or volunteer on someone else’s farm No, I am not farming, but I am involved with food production (like gardening) No, I am not farming or involved with food production (see next question) Other
If you are not currently involved in farming or food production, please tell us why (e.g. lack of money, time, resources, decided it wasn’t right, etc.)
Agricultural enterprises that you are currently involved with or would like to become involved with (check all that apply):
Other agricultural enterprises not listed above:
What are your marketing channels for your agricultural products?
Other marketing channels not listed above:
Where do you source most of your agricultural information?
Other sources not listed above:
The growing practices I use on my farm are:
Other growing practices not listed above:
The following information is confidential. We ask general demographic information because we are a grant-funded program and this information is important to our funders and for our knowledge to create effective programming.
What is your sex?
- None - Female Male Other
Do you consider yourself American Indian, Alaskan Native, Asian, Black, African American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, or Hispanic?
- None - Yes No
The USDA defines a
limited resource farmer as 1) A person with direct or indirect gross farm sales not more than $172,800 (for FY2013) in each of the previous two years. AND 2) A person with a total household income less than 50 percent of county median household income in each of the previous two years. In Massachusetts this is around $50,000 for a family of four.
Are your direct or indirect gross farm sales less than $172,800?
- None - Yes No Maybe
Do you have a total household income less than 50% of the county median household income in the last two years?
- None - Yes No Maybe