Site responsibilities include:
1) Level site to accommodate at minimum an 8.5’ by 24’ trailer
2) Open road access to the site so house can be driven in
3) Electricity hookup (TT-30R NEMA Outlet mounted on pole within 50’ of the rear of the trailer) and associated costs
4) Plumbing hookup (a frost-proof water spigot, connected to potable water line within 50’ of the rear of the trailer) and associated costs
5) Drain field (gray water drain field or conventional sewer/septic hookup) and associated costs
6) 12” x 12” concrete blocks for blocking house trailer and associated costs
7) Steps to tiny house door and associated costs
Ownership responsibilities include:
1) Covering the cost of transportation of the Tiny Farmhouse. The cost depends on the recipient's location, with possible cost share opportunities once a price is established. 2) Signing a Bill of Sale with Georgia Organics upon receipt of the title for the Tiny Farmhouse which outlines conditions/ representations of ownership.
3) Maintaining occupancy of the Tiny Farmhouse for the stated purpose
4) General maintenance and upkeep of the Tiny Farmhouse. Because this is a used Tiny Farmhouse, this may include a fresh coat of exterior paint or minor repairs, as the owner deems necessary.
5) Participation in promotional aspects of the Tiny Farmhouse project by sharing photos, videos, testimony, etc. with Georgia Organics staff
6) Participation in annual feedback/survey on the Tiny Farmhouse design and impact on farmer prosperity
The cost of establishing a suitable site and maintaining the Tiny Farmhouse will vary and should be considered by the farmer before applying to receive the Tiny Farmhouse. If considered for receipt of the tiny farmhouse, applicant must agree to a site visit.
In order to fulfill the requirements for receiving the tiny farmhouse, the farm must be a current member of Georgia Organics, be certified organic, and currently selling their products. The application review team will consider farm history and success, how the house will be used to generate revenue or save expenses, and how the farm will manage the installation and management of the tiny farmhouse in their decision. If after considering these factors you are still interested in applying to receive the Tiny Farmhouse, please fill out the application below.
Application deadline is Sunday, March 31, 2019. Final round applicants will be notified the first week of April for follow up phone interviews. The tiny farmhouse will be awarded in April.