Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Solid funding available for Upstarting Beyond Organic/Biodynamics Vegetable and microgreens farming for rapid fulfillment for lucrative NYC East Asian Markets.
Seeking 30-70 acres within a 2 hour driving radius of NYC. Will produce mainly an array of vegetables for the NYC markets, but may look to raise goats.The ideal property would have housing, a kitchen for processing, clean water access, and healthy soils. A property that has been managed organically/biodynamically for at least one year would be preferred. A property with a mix of woodland, open pasture, and relatively flat ground would be preferred.
Description of marketing method:
Planning to market at the NYC Green Markets.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester, Southeast
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access
Description of buildings required:
Housing or a place to stay while working the land would be preferred. Would also like to have a kitchen for processing.
Description of water access required:
Only require clean usable water.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits
Description of livestock/crops:
An array of vegetables for the NYC markets such as squash, zucchini, etc.
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership
Experience & education:Formal agricultural education, Farm owner, Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship
My partner has experience working on farms his entire life. We also both WOOF and volunteer at farms when possible.