Nathan Galaviz

Regenerative agriculture is my passion. Together we can make a better world for the next seven generations.

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Looking for the following:

Type of opportunity:

Sale (Standard), Sale (Owner Financed), Lease (1 to 5 Years), Lease (5+ Years), Lease with Option to Buy, Internship / Mentorship, Incubator / Mentored Lease, Business Partnership, Employment, Employment with Transfer. More info: I am a 27 year old organic farmer/ master gardener, born and raised in Georgia, I am a young farmer and creative entrepreneur with several years’ experience in all aspects of managing a profitable agricultural operation, using organic standards. My wife Samantha, my daughter Rowan along with myself, are in search of land to steward. We are truly committed to cultivating fulfilling relationships with other people in this field and continuing this work. It is our highest aspiration to cultivate resiliency and sovereignty through stewardship, and pass on a regenerative legacy to future generations

Equipment & infrastructure:

Barn, Fencing, Well / Pond / Other water source, Greenhouse, Livestock facilities, Farmer housing, Farm equipment, Processing facilities, Irrigation equipment, Cold storage (cooler/freezer). More info: No infrastructure is necessary, we are open to all types of opportunities. Infrastructure we value includes; irrigation, greenhouses, post harvest handling, and farmer housing

Current production on farm:

Aquaculture, Cattle (Dairy/Beef), Christmas trees, Fallow, Field crops, Flowers, Hay or pasture, Herbs, Hogs, Orchard, Poultry (Broiler/Layer), Sheep/Goat (Dairy/Meat), Vegetable production, Vineyard, Woodlot or forest products. More info: While we are open to all types of opportunities, No current production is necessary

Current farming practices:

Biodynamic, Conventional, Certified organic, Transitioning to organic, Ecological production but not certified, None, the property is not being farmed. More info: I am interested in land that has not recently been farmed using conventional pesticides, fungicides or herbicides.

Qualifications and goals:

Previous farming experience:

Volunteer, Employee, Manager

Number of years experience:

7

Other qualifications:

Incubator program, Farm business training. More info: Farm Beginnings® Is a one year farmer-led training, mentoring, and networking program. The curriculum includes farmer-led classroom sessions, on-farm tours, Farmer Mentorship and an extensive farmer network to help clarify goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan, and start building a profitable and sustainable operation. You can read an overview of the program here. https://organicgrowersschool.org/farmers/farm-beginnings/

Production goals:

Aquaculture, Cattle (Dairy/Beef), Christmas trees, Fallow, Field crops, Flowers, Hay or pasture, Herbs, Hogs, Orchard, Poultry (Broiler/Layer), Sheep/Goat (Dairy/Meat), Vegetable production, Vineyard, Woodlot or forest products. More info: Our goals are to work with landowners to preserve and protect our states most valuable resource, our farmland and wilderness. Our work is to implement systems of production that heal the land, increase biodiversity, environmental health, economic profitability, and social and economic equity.

Personal experience and production goals summary:

Throughout my journey in farming, I have learned and performed every variety of farm tasks from preparation of soil, planting, fertilization and harvesting, as well as many animal husbandry tasks; feeding, mucking stalls,giving medication, repairing fences,.I have a lot of experience in land management/ maintenance, seeding, cutting and maintaining grass and pasture, pruning, spreading mulch, cutting trees. I have also done a fair share of irrigation design and installation, as well and design and build out of various, sheds, greenhouses, livestock shelters, post harvest handling stations and other farm infrastructure.

I have worked for many long standing organic vegetable operations and have managed all aspects of production. From planning, developing and implementing annual crop plan, working with farm owners and various farm managers to develop a structured plan for the farm including enterprise budgets and evaluations. Operating and maintaining farm equipment and building farm infrastructure. Interviewing, screening, hiring part time help and soliciting volunteers. I’m also trained in designing and implementing nutrient and pest management programs. 

I have spent many years planting, harvesting, processing, packaging, and  marketing (selling produce directly to the public and developing relationships with wholesale buyers)

I’m a very well rounded candidate and have done it all!

I work very closely with my wife and partner samantha, who has also completed the land stewardship associations Farm Beginnings Training, as well as mentors and colleagues from my past farming experiences. Our plan is to develop relationships with landowners, design and implement highly productive systems tailored to the needs and strengths of the property, utilizing principles of organic farming, agroecology, Holistic Management, and agroforestry. We also have programming to facilitate educational opportunities for future generations of farmers

  I am very interested in this opportunity and have included my resume for your review.