Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Part time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I have raised Paso Fino horses and gardened for more then 20 years and now that I'm semi-retired we are looking for a place to raise our own horses and enough acreage for boarding 6 to 8 additional horses, including barns. Looking for property in Greene or surrounding counties. The barns do not need to be set up for horses, but would require them to be safe and in good condition.
Description of marketing method:
Selling baked goods and organic vegetables at Farmers Markets. Funds derived from boarding horses and boarding dogs.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Eastern, Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster
Desired acreage:6-10, 11-20
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
Description of buildings required:
A Farmhouse with a minimum of 2 bedrooms.
Crops and Livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
Horses and chickens.
Tenure options desired:For Lease
Description of tenure options desired:
Lease and/or an option to buy.
Experience & education:Farm owner
I have no formal agricultural education, but I have raised horses for more then 20 years and sold baked goods and organic vegetables at various Farmer's Markets.