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
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
Tenure options desired:For Lease, Partnership, For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship
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.