Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Seeking land in the Hudson valley, ideally mid Hudson area, to farm organic diversified vegetables.
Description of marketing method:
Initial diversified distribution in CSA, wholesale, & restaurants. Long-term market goals target farm-to-school pipeline.
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
Preferred location:Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster
Desired acreage:6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Electrical Access
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits
Description of livestock/crops:
Animal husbandry limited to small-scale layer operation
Tenure options desired:For Sale
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
Over the last 7 years, I managed multiple ecological agriculture apprenticeship programs for young adults, while my partner devoted herself to market garden-scale diversified veg production.