Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am currently farming land in Hamptonburgh, NY, growing organic fruit, vegetables, and edible flowers. I live in Newburgh, NY and would like to find a very small plot of land somewhere in Newburgh, Beacon, or nearby.
Description of marketing method:
I plan to sell at a farmers market and to my existing restaurant and grocery clients.
Preferred location:Dutchess, Orange, Southeast
Infrastructure required:Water access, Electrical Access
Description of water access required:
I would prefer to find land with an existing irrigation system or at least a residential lot with normal access to city water. I am open to lots as small as .5 acre as long as they receive good sunlight (no wooded areas or areas with more than a few large trees).
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease
Description of tenure options desired:
I would like to lease land from a landowner, non-profit, or business owner.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Formal agricultural education, Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship
I managed a farm in Dutchess County for 2 years from 2016-2018. I also managed an urban farm in NYC before moving to the Hudson Valley.