Jonathan Polakowski

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Part time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

My family is praying about and looking to start a Christian ministry for those recovering from any life controlling issue and provide work through an intentional community.

We believe in a small scale Salatin style way of farming. Looking to model a business around direct market sales, restaurant sales, agri torism etc...

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, Westchester

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access

Description of buildings required:

Housing on site is preferable, and willing to build any number of building.

Description of farm equipment required:

Open to discussion

Description of water access required:

Open to discussion

Description of fencing required:

Open to discussion

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits, Other Crops

Primary Livestock:

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

Description of livestock/crops:

Poultry, pork, lamb, rabbits, beef

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, 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 employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship