B.C. TRANSITION TOOLKIT FOR NON-FAMILY FARM TRANSFER
STAGE 2: Assessing Feasibility
At this stage, current and entering farmers assess the feasibility of their vision. What’s possible, considering the financial capacity and needs of each party? How much of the common vision is achievable? Where are there trade-offs? What model will provide the best framework for the vision? This section provides information about alternative transition models.
- Case Story: Vendor Take-Back Mortgage – Claremont Ranch Organics
- Case Story: Community Lending – Good Earth Farm
- Case Story: Putting Farmland Into Trust – Madrona Farm
- Case Story: The Combined Power of Co-ops and Trusts – Lohbrunner Community Farm