Dorothy Bunyan

Farming Status and Plans

Farming status:

Part time

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I currently own a 50 acre parcel in Virginia and am looking to relocate to NY to be closer to family. Work with honey bees, chickens, goats and horses. Own Kubota tractor with front end loader, and bushog, post hole digger and scraper blade. Kubota zero turn mower and side by side.

Description of marketing method:

Farmers markets, pick your own.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

No

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster

Desired acreage:

6-10, 11-20

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Fencing

Description of fencing required:

Would like some fencing for livestock if possible. If not, I can adapt and provide.

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

Beef cattle and raspberries, blueberries.

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Farm owner

Experience description:

Experience with goats, chickens and horses and 6 years with honey bees