Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
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Description of marketing method:
I plan to sell at the Greenmarkets, as I have graduated from GrowNYC's FARMroots program. I will also sell direct-to-consumer.
Preferred location:Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester
Desired acreage:21-50, 51-100
Infrastructure required:Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access
Description of buildings required:
My operations would require a barn for winter housing of livestock and equipment storage. Fencing is desired, but I could use temporary fencing if necessary.
Description of water access required:
Water access is essential. Well or residential water is preferred, though a stream or pond could work.
Crops and Livestock
Primary Livestock:Goats/Sheep, Poultry
Description of livestock/crops:
I plan to grow some specialty crops on less than one acre to sell at the Greenmarkets. I plan to grow an eggplant variety from West Africa, tomatoes and onions. I plan to raise poultry (5000 birds) and sheep (70).
Tenure options desired:For Lease, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
I would like to own my own farm, though I am interested in other tenure options like leasing or lease-to-own.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Formal agricultural education, Farm owner, Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship