Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am a beginner farmer. I have WWOOFed on farms in New Zealand. I’ve been inspired by Richard Perkins and Joel Salatin to pursue regenerative agriculture. I have developed a 5 year start up plan for my first farm that would include organic vegetables, pastured layers, and pastured poultry.
Description of marketing method:
Farm market, CSA, and restaurant sales.
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
- Hudson Valley
Desired acreage:11-20, 21-50
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals
Description of livestock/crops:
Organic vegetables and eggs. Broilers and turkeys.
Initially starting with some vegetables and poultry production. After 5 years the plan is to incorporate mushrooms, fruits, and to create compost.
Tenure options desired:For Sale
Experience & education:Farmer training or workshop
Farm hand on various organic operations in New Zealand. Vegetable, orchard, and vineyard experience.