Jess Cherry

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Full time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Combined Jess and partner have about 8 years of on farm experience. Most recently managing a farm on the west coast. They are looking to grow produce to sell at farmers markets and directly to restaurants. Ideally would like to be located in Columbia or Dutchess county but are open to Orange and Ulster County.  

Description of marketing method:

Like to sell at farmers markets or directly to restaurants.

Does this farmer have a business plan?


Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster

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

Primary Livestock:


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.