Emily Liebelt

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Farming Status and Plans

Years actively farming:


Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

My farming practices were developed in regenerative livestock grazing. As a laborer I've worked closely with meat sheep, heritage hogs, beef cattle, chickens, turkeys, ducks, and rabbits. I also have experience with apples, timber, maple sugaring, and beekeeping. I'm a trained butcher and my goal is to provide good, ethical meat products through a CSA, farmers market, or wholesale to restaurants. I am not currently managing livestock but I freelance butchery/slaughter/processing demos in the Capital Area. I just need land to graze so I can get back into farming full time and start a business.

My partner and I are interested in land and soil conservation and clean, renewable energy. Think agrivoltaics... We're passionate about keeping land out of the hands of developers! 

Preferred locations: within 45 minutes of Albany, NY with housing.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Capital Area
    • Albany
    • Montgomery
    • Rensselaer
    • Saratoga
    • Schenectady
    • Schoharie
    • Washington
  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Greene

Desired acreage:

21-50, 51-100

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access, Electrical Access

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Hay, Other Crops

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options desired:

Ideally seeking a property which the owners wish to farm, or a farm business that is established that the owner would like to find a successor for. Would consider a lease-to-own arrangement. Also interested in gaining farm management experience.

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?


Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education, On farm work experience, Farm internship/apprenticeship, Farmer training or workshop, Other