Farmer Program

Good Hope Farm’s Farmer Program is designed for farmers with some experience who want to take their farm businesses to the next level. Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in farming!

Who We Serve

Good Hope Farm may be right for you if:

  • You have agricultural production knowledge
  • You want to start or expand your farm business
  • You are searching for affordable farmland
  • You want to farm in a community environment
  • You value sustainable agricultural practices
  • You have limited access to capital for farm equipment and infrastructure

What We Offer

We offer production plots from 0.25 to 0.5 acres in size with access to irrigation with metered valves at each plot, as well as assistance in identifying markets and sharing of sustainable farming resources. Equipment access is shared and dependent on plot size.

Equipment available for 0.25 acre plots:

  • Walk-behind tiller
  • Small tool storage and hand tools
  • Hand-pushed seeder
  • Mower and weed eater

Equipment available for 0.5 acre plots:

  • Walk-behind tractor with tiller
  • Full-sized tractor with front-end loader
  • 30′ x 65′ high tunnel
  • Washing and packing station
  • 8′ x 8′ walk-in cooler
  • Small tool storage and hand tools
  • Hand-pushed seeder
  • Mower and weed eater

Want to Learn More?

If you are interested in farming or have questions about the Farmer Program, contact us. Our priority application deadline for 2022 is November 15, 2021. Applications received after that date will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all plots are filled. The application and farmer handbook are linked below:

Farmer Application (select File then Download to save a copy to your device)
Farmer Handbook