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.

Non-Family Farm Transition Models Transition to Private Ownership
– Case Story: Vendor Take-Back Mortgage – Claremont Ranch Organics
Transition to Co-Operative Ownership
– Case Story: Turning A Farm Into a Co-Op – Horse Lake Farm Co-Operative
Transition to Community Ownership
– Case Story: Putting Farmland Into Trust – Madrona Farm

RELATED TOOLS:

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS ASSESSMENT
TESTING THE MODELS Sample PDF | Blank PDF (we recommend downloading the sample PDF first to review instructions)

Continue to STAGE 3: Making a Plan
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