Farming Status and Plans
Farming status:Part time
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I presently operate a small farm to table operation producing poultry and vegetables. I also purcahse goats and poultry and eggs to supply my customers. This is on a part-time basis and I am looking to expand my operation producing more of what I sell.
Description of marketing method:
I presently sell my produce, meat and eggs direct to customers in the City of New York, and Sections of Connecticut. I supply weekly, delivering to homes and businesses. I have seen significant uptake since the pandemic and can benefit from additional space to grow.
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
Preferred location:Southeast, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, Ulster
Desired acreage:21-50, 51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access
Description of buildings required:
Barn structures that can be used for livestock housing and processing and packaging of produce would be helpful. Also so fencing as I seek to raise goats and poultry.
Description of water access required:
Water for livestock and Irrigation of vegetable plots
Description of fencing required:
Fencing that can protect livestock and poultry
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Grains, Ornamentals
Primary Livestock:Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry
Description of livestock/crops:
Vegetables, corn,pumpkin,meat goats, chicken (meat and eggs), turkey, duck
Tenure options desired:For Lease, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
Initially, I would be interested in a lease, lease-to-own or some other accomodation.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Maybe
Experience & education:Farm owner, Farm employee
I grew up on a farm where my parents raised livestock and cultivcated various crops. Iater operated my own poultry operation and did that for years before migrating. That farm is still operational. I also workedin sale of farm products direct to market withmt father.