Jeremy Wyble

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Part time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Assisting a local csa farm that uses organic practices to growing vegetables, herbs and flowers for over 700 shareholders/members.

Our farm plan is to convert either vacant farmland or existing farm focused on annual single crop yields into a perrenial polyculture farm of herbs and tree crops on keyline swales with silvopastur all done by applying permaculture practices and techniques.

Description of marketing method:

Web based marketing, including a website and social media; flyers and adverisements in regional/local periodicals, including newspapers and tourism guides.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Washington

Desired acreage:

6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Fruits, Ornamentals, Other Crops

Description of livestock/crops:

Herbs, fruit trees, nut trees

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, Partnership, For Sale

Description of tenure options desired:

Permanent.

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?

Yes

Experience & education:

Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship

Experience description:

We are a husband and wife looking to transition to a farmstead. We have a range of farming experience that we've accumulated over the last several years, from wwoof-ing to part-time farming jobs.