Let us help you succeed!

Every good farm starts with a whole farm plan.  Every good farm and food business starts with a business plan.  We can help you write both.  Whether you are adding just one new crop, or buying property for the first time, we can help you with:

  • New Crop Planning
  • Infrastructure Design
  • Market Studies
  • Business Plans
  • Farm Plans
  • Energy Plans
  • Engineering and Design
  • Funding and Resource Analysis

Jessica Smith and the rest of the team at This Old Farm bring years of Agricultural, Biological, and Engineering experience to help design leading-edge sustainable farms.  Our passions include agri-tourism, alternative building, alternative energy, anaerobic digestion, certified organic production, commercial kitchens, composting, diversified livestock operations, educational farms, family farms, food hubs, grant writing, green building, local food, multi-use processing facilities, photovoltaics, produce crops, renewable energy, ruminant animals, small farming, small scale poultry processing, solar energy, solar water heating, specialty crops, sustainable farming, and value added processing.

Consulting Rates

New Crop Plans – $50/hour
Business Plans – $65/hour
Alternative/Renewable Energy Design – $75/hour
Speaking Engagements – $75/hour with hotel/travel accommodations  (complimentary booth space appreciated)
Grant Writing – $65/hour
Custom Farming – $80/hour Base Price:

  • 3 hour minimum (starts from farm)
  • Distance 60 mile radius
  • Volume negotiation available

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