Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of marketing method:
My business, Rooftop Reds, the worlds first commercially viable rooftop vineyard system located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. www.rooftopreds.com
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
Preferred location:Southeast, Westchester
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10
Infrastructure required:Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Fencing
Description of buildings required:
A farm or stable would be great for a small wine making facility and or tasting room location.
Description of water access required:
Potential need for drip irrigation of grapevines.
Description of fencing required:
Fencing for deer protection would be great but can be installed post planting.
Crops and Livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
Grapevines for wine production.
Tenure options desired:For Lease, Partnership
Description of tenure options desired:
Long term lease for vineyard propagation.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Yes
Experience & education:Formal agricultural education, Farm owner
Viticulture & Oenology degree. 7 years in the vineyard management and winemaking industry.