We grow many types of fruits and vegetables, emphasizing diversity and quality over quantity. We are always experimenting with new crops, trying to figure out how to make them grow here- things like lavender, ginger, hops, kiwi, highbush cranberries, and others not often seen in our area. Facebook/Bluebird Hill Farmsays the farm is too much for a single person to handle on their own.
So, how does one apply for such a beautiful farm?All a couple has to do is go to this website (http://www.bluebirdhillfarmessaycontest.com/) and submit a 200 word essay about “Why We Want to Own and Operate Bluebird Hill Farm” and $300. The property is estimated to be worth about $450,000. Not a bad deal for $300 and a couple hours of your time. Send your essay by mail to Essay Contest, P.O. Box 851, Siler City, NC, 27344, USA.
The due date is June 1st, 2017 and the prize actually includes more than the home and farm itself.
- The winning couple will receive Certificate of title, free and clear, the Bluebird Hill Farm, a USDA Certified Organic Farm near Raleigh, NC. The farm has been evaluated at $450,000.00 US.
- If a sufficient number of entries are received, the winner will also receive $50,000 in cash to be used for transition costs.
- The winner will receive documentation on all aspects of operating the farm, including the organic certification process, and an introduction to Bluebird Hill Farm's suppliers and community.