Jess Cherry

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Full time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I am a food, flower, and seed farmer that utilizes regnerative practices like no-till, permaculture, animal integration, integrated trench composting, and more. I also run a small seed company.

Description of marketing method:

Like to sell at farmers markets or directly to restaurants.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Eastern, Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Washington, Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Fencing

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains

Primary Livestock:

Poultry

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, For Sale

Description of tenure options desired:

Open to terms. 

Additional Information

Experience & education:

Farm owner, Farm management, Farm employee, Farm internship/apprenticeship

Experience description:

Approximately 8 years combined experience managing vegetable operations on both the east and west coast.