Juliet Jernigan

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Full time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

My Husband was raised on a farm in Long Island and has been working there for the last 7 years. We are looking for a property of our own upstate within a 2 hour drive of NYC. Interested in vegetables and livestock (pigs and sheep). We are hopeing to expand from having mostly a self-sufficent farming practive to farming as a business. Would like at least 10 acres, but want to stay under 50 acres. 

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Ulster, Westchester, Southeast

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21-50

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Hay

Primary Livestock:

Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Additional Information

Experience & education:

Farm owner, Farm management, Farm employee