Audrey Bretillot

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Not currently farming

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Interested in land or farm suitable for vineyard.  Good water, hills, balanced microclimate.

Description of marketing method:

Niche marketing direct to retailers, and through specialized wholesalers.  Some direct to consumer envisaged.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Rensselaer, Eastern, Southeast

Desired acreage:

>100

Infrastructure required:

Water access, Electrical Access

Description of water access required:

Spring, stream, river or lake preferable.

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Fruits, Grains, Hay

Primary Livestock:

Goats/Sheep, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

Livestock planned to the extent necessary to establish sustainable, chemical-free ecosystem

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale

Description of tenure options desired:

Prefer for sale or lease with option to buy,.

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Farm management, Farm employee

Experience description:

Our team has experience in both the vineyard and winemaking, as well as marketing.