Regina Dlugokencky

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Part time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I am an organic grower (not certified) with a small diversified farm operation on Long Island.  My husband and I are looking to relocate and are looking for a House on farmland with some acreage (possibly 7+) with a Barn to expand our Microbrewery and to farm organically.

Description of marketing method:

Direct Sales/Wholesale

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

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

Infrastructure required:

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

Description of buildings required:

1,000 sf+ Barn for Brewery and space for a small tasting room, with electric and water

Description of water access required:

Water for irrigation and brewing beer.

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Other Crops

Primary Livestock:

Poultry

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Sale

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education

Experience description:

I have been a farmer for nearly 10 years, My husband has been a commercial brewer for 8 years