Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Full time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Looking for land to create a microfarm paradise while keeping my three horses.
The farm would include beekeeping , some poultry and later maybe some alpacas for the wool , vegetables, herbs and flowers for the market.
My goal is to create paradise for my horses while also making a living using my knowledge of biodynamic farming , ecofriendly horsemanship and more.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Southeast, Orange
Infrastructure required:Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access
Description of buildings required:
I would like to have a large shed which I can convert in a barn with no stalls.
For the past year my horses have been in such a setting and they are very happy.
Description of water access required:
well water easy to access year round
Description of fencing required:
Existing fencing preffered . I will make any neccessary repairs
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals, Hay
Primary Livestock:Equine, Poultry, Other livestock
Tenure options desired:For Lease
Description of tenure options desired:
Lease with an option to buy at some point or lease to buy.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
Experience & education:Farm internship/apprenticeship
I am a furniture designer/maker turned biodynamic farmer , beekeeper and horsewoman.
Bellow some of my education accomplishments:
BA in Industrial and Product Design 1985-1990
Biodynamic Farming -Pfeiffer Institute 2009 -2010
Whole Horse Apprenticeship 2018