Perhaps you have long thought about moving to a farm and wonder whether it’s really the right life for you and your family. Maybe you once lived on a farm and are thinking of going back. Maybe you’re a young person starting out and are intrigued with the possibilities of life on a farm.
The questions in this fact sheet will help you decide whether farm life is right for you. The purpose of the questionnaire is not to give you a particular “score,” but rather to cover some of the realities of farming in Maine. The questions will give you some guidance as you search for more information. They should help you find areas where you need more data.
Image Description: farmer; photo by Edwin Remsberg, USDA