Amy Hariki

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Full time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

We are a family with various experiences in gardening, raising poultry, and other livestock. Looking for 15-30 acres of land in the upper Hudson Valley to turn this into a business. 

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Rensselaer, Eastern, Southeast

Desired acreage:

11-20, 21-50

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment

Description of buildings required:

Housing and barns for livestock would be great. 

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Grains, Hay

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Goats/Sheep, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

Poultry mainly, but may venture to other animals and plan to grow some vegetables. 

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?

Yes

Experience & education:

Farm employee