Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Not currently farming
Description of marketing method:
I would like to focus my marketing on the local community. If close enough to NYC, I will also have a focus on marketing there.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Eastern, Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Washington, Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment, Water access, Electrical Access
Description of buildings required:
House and a Barn are needed. A greenhouse is preferred, but I could also build one if needed.
Description of farm equipment required:
Tractor, plow, and other vegetable equipment is preferred.
Description of water access required:
Well, if preferred, but a pond can work too.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Other Crops
Description of livestock/crops:
I will be focusing on microgreens production in a greenhouse. There are also other specialty crops, which I've trained to grow and would be happy to discuss in further detail.
Tenure options desired:For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
I am intrested in long-term tenure. This could be purchasing the farm outright, but I am also open to secure and long-term leasing, lease to own arrangements or other creative arrangements.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
I grew up farming, in Trinidad, and also farming here in the US. So, I have more than 40 years of organic farming experience.