Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am an investor, seeking farmland with structures for organic, sustainable farming of herbs, specialty vegetables and flowers. We perfer a smaller parcel (<50 acres) that has been used for organic farming (does not have to be certified); with an established greenhouses is a plus. A property that has some wooded and open areas would be perferred. Must include a home on the land to live in for the 2 experienced farmers I have who will reside on premises and manage the farm. Ideal location would be within a 45 min radius of New Paltz, New York.
Description of marketing method:
Diversified: in person, website and social media, area farmer's markets, on farm premises as allowable
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Ulster, Southeast
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, Farm equipment, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access
Description of buildings required:
Home, barn, greenhouse(s) /hoophouse(s). A home is a definite requirement. Barns and greenhouses we can be flexible with for the right property.
Description of farm equipment required:
Small tractor or BCS
Description of water access required:
Water source needed for crop irrigation; well preferred
Description of fencing required:
Property perimeter as partition, not for holding animals
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Ornamentals, Other Crops
Description of livestock/crops:
Specialty vegetables, herbs and ornamental flowers for multiple commercial applications
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
Motivated buyer with capital: will consider all viable financing options. I am particularly interested in a lease to own situation, but I am open to a variety of tenure options.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
Experience & education:Farm owner
I am not a farmer - but the farmers I hired are experienced Hudson Valley farmers and farm managers. My farmers are currently working on a farm in Kingston, NY. They have 5+ years of expierence working on farms and one of them has a degree in agricutural.