Caleb and Lauren Langworthy positioned themselves to get as much farming education as possible. Several internships and knowledge of both farming and business took them from renting land to a path of farm ownership. After investors took an interest in their organic operation, the couple moved from renting land to buying a 153-acre former dairy farm. Investors footed half of the risk of purchasing the farm while the Langworthy’s went to the Farm Service Agency, where they obtained a beginning farmer loan to help spread the risk. The couple now grows a variety of vegetables, launched a Community Supported Agriculture operation and started an elderberry enterprise. They also have a sheep operation with 50 ewes. Read more (AgriNews).
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