Matthew Pellegrino & Megan Galeucia

Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I and my partner, Megan, are looking for a property together.  Primary goals: long-term conservation and regeneration of native ecologies, perennial agriculture, education and research, community building

Description of marketing method:

CSA and Farmer's Markets

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Sullivan, Ulster

Desired acreage:

11-20, 21-50, 51-100

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits, Other Crops

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Description of livestock/crops:

Silvopasture and intensive rotational grazing utilizing cows, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, ducks, and geese

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Partnership, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education, Farm internship/apprenticeship

Experience description:

Certified Permaculture Designer
Biodynamics
Organic farming and viticulture