Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I'm currently working for a beef and poultry farm, however I'm interested in exploring my options in Northern Dutchess and Southern Columbia County. I'm heavily involved in the Red Hook community and my ideal farming practice would be small scale and part-time. 1-3 acres.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Columbia, Dutchess, Southeast
Infrastructure required:Water access, Electrical Access
Description of water access required:
Well would be nice, but I am open.
Crops and Livestock
Primary Livestock:Goats/Sheep, Poultry
Tenure options desired:For Lease, Partnership
Description of tenure options desired:
I would ideally like to live on the property. I have a 33' travel trailer that can be completely off grid if nececcary.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
Experience & education:Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship
Last year I was an apprentice on a local biodynamic CSA called Great Song Farm. Currently working on a farm for Beef and Poultry production. Additionally I have a background in Sculpture and community organizing. I participated in the Cornell Small Farms Program Beginning Farms Program and am currently finishing up a year long parttime training in biodynamics at the Pfeifer Center in Chestnut Ridge, NY.