Bwiko Start-Up Costs (Estimated $7000)

BWIKO START-UP COSTS……$3920.24 @ Farm Plus Land

 

A. Chickens (4)  ……………………………. $20       ( given by previous farmers SAVE $2O)
Fence, moveable posts, feeders, incubators, egg rollers
…………………………………………………..$35

B. Goats (2 female & 1/2 ram}…………………$125    (gift of goats from previous farmers SAVE $ 125)

C.  Seeds………………………………………..$400

 

D.  Hand garden tools………………………….$315
2 shovels……….$40
2 rakes………....$40
2 hoes………… $40
1 wheel barrow...$70
2 water buckets…$45
1 hand weed sprayer..$40
1 garden fork……$40

E. Goat pen & movable fencing………………$675

F. Lumber (Storage shed and compost bin).$160@/ $320

G. Fruit trees (2)…………………………………$10

H. Dry fertilizer ( 3 bags )……………………..$150 

I. Garlic bulbs & seed potatoes………………$600

J.  Walk behind seeder / fertilizer (2)……...$260

K.  Power rototiller…………………………..$180 @
(2 purchased on sale to be shared by six farmers)
(2 already shared by 1st four farmers)
SAVES $709 PER FARM)

L.  Produce scale …………………………..$200

M.  Gasoline…………………………………..$100

N.  General operational costs ………………$500 

ADITIONAL GIFTS: A small Case tractor with a front loader and a Bob Cat. NO COST

O.  Two shared water pumps for irrigation….$30.24
(PER FARM & PAID FOR)          

Six new farms on 30 acres @ $200/acre (pd)

Four farms at BWIKO, 20 acres @ $200/acre (pd)

Individual gifts can be made or organizations can support a farm. When gifts made approximately total to $7000, a new farm can be started.

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