Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Part time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I'm a real estate broker creating this profile, searching for client looking to downsize from 30+ acres in Delaware County to something smaller and closer to Manhattan. Client owns a horse, sheep, chickens and rabbits. Created this profile, answering the questions to best of my ability on behalf of my client.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
Preferred location:Southeast, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access
Description of buildings required:
Minimum: House, Barn/Stable. Additional would be great: outbuildings for equipment, outbuilding for an artist studio, outbuilding for potential rental income.
Description of water access required:
For animals and watering vegetable and ornamental gardens.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Ornamentals, Hay
Primary Livestock:Equine, Goats/Sheep, Poultry
Description of livestock/crops:
Owns a horse, chickens and a rooster for egg production, purebred rabbits for breeding/sale and sheep for livestock.
Tenure options desired:For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
Ideally, this is a purchase; if owner reads the above and thinks they may have something appropriate for lease, open to that conversation.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
Experience & education:Formal agricultural education, Farm owner
Has owned/lived on 30+ acres in Delaware County for 15+ years.