Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Initial start-up of mostly Lavender, herbs, vegetables. Distilling Lavender for essential oils, soaps, lotions, candles etc. Destination farm for pictures, pick your own Lavender. Small scale, outdoor Lavender Ice Cream Shoppe to purchase lavender based food and drinks; lavender lemonade, lavender ice cream etc.
Description of marketing method:
Web site, internet, advertising, NYC Greenmarket farmer’s market. Small store on farm.
Does this farmer have a business plan? Yes
Preferred location: Orange, Southeast
Desired acreage: 1-5, 6-10
Infrastructure required: Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Electrical Access
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops: Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals, Other Crops
Tenure options desired: For Lease, Partnership
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment? Yes