Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Not currently farming
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am looking for potential farm property to invest into and renovate a barn/building into a mead (honey wine) production facility, as well as a tasting room for the public to visit. Future plans also include an apiary (honey bee farm). Mostly interested in Dutchess County, particularly Rhinebeck, LaGrangeville, or the Beacon/Fishkill area.
Description of marketing method:
Plan to have public visit our facility for direct sales to consumers, tours/tastings, education, events, etc.
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20
Infrastructure required:Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access
Description of buildings required:
Barn or farm house with ability to renovate interior and exterior to accommodate commercial brewing facility and space for customers/public.
Description of water access required:
Need working plumbing in good condition going to building(s).
Crops and Livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
No need for livestock at all. Potential for fruit crops would be nice, but not essential.
Tenure options desired:For Lease, Partnership, For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
Looking for place to lease or buy and have ability to renovate property. Very much open to partnership/investment with our operations.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
No experience on farms; just work experience in public parks.