Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Not currently farming
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I plan on establishing a permaculture-style food forest / orchard with a wide array of fruit crops and culinary mushrooms. Partially forested, partially cleared acreage is preferable.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, Westchester, Eastern, Southeast
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Fruits, Other Crops
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Formal agricultural education, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship
Apprentice, intern, and employee on a variety of urban and rural farms in Kentucky, Illinois, South Dakota, and Maryland. Trained specifically in fruit tree cultivation in the climate of the Northeast. Currently work at a nonprofit supporting farmers.