Field Day: July 17, 2016 – Solon (2 – 5 p.m.)
Event Title: ZJ to Sundog: Sharing Knowledge and Passing on the Farm
How Many Years Farming? 2
Acres in Production: 4-6 owned
FARM STRUCTURE & PROGRAMS USED
Any Farm Employees? Yes – 5 seasonal
Farm Organizational Structure: Sole proprietorship
Farm Conservation or Incentive Programs Used: Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
BUSINESS & MARKETING PRACTICES
Special Business Software Used?
How are Crops Marketed?
Certified Organic? No
- Carmen and long-time vegetable farmer Susan Jutz, of ZJ Farm, have been working for the past year on a transition plan to transfer Susan’s diversified vegetable and sheep operation to Carmen.
- In May 2016, Carmen officially took over Susan’s farm, operating as Sundog Farm.
- Carmen has known Susan for much of her life: she grew up nearby, was friends with Susan’s children and had Susan as her 4-H leader.
- Click here to learn more about Sundog Farm.