Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am looking to transition from my corporate life to full time farming. My Goal is to purchase a small farm within the next year and start for self use, eventually transitioning to full time farming with potential business practice over the next 4-5 years.
Description of marketing method:
Does this farmer have a business plan?No
Preferred location:Southeast, Dutchess, Rockland, Westchester
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Water access
Description of water access required:
My preference would be to be near a body of water, lake, stream, brook, river.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits
Primary Livestock:Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
My Primary focus is to have Poultry and Goat/Sheep to start. If possible, I would grow from there but mostly for self use. Think small.
Tenure options desired:For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
My preference is a small farm for self use initially to be eventually turned into business.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
My plan includes eventually taking a course or internship at Stone Barns.