Kama Doucoure

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

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Description of marketing method:

I plan to sell at the Greenmarkets, as I have graduated from GrowNYC's FARMroots program. I will also sell direct-to-consumer.

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Dutchess
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Ulster
    • Westchester

Desired acreage:

21-50, 51-100

Infrastructure required:

Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access

Description of buildings required:

My operations would require a barn for winter housing of livestock and equipment storage. Fencing is desired, but I could use temporary fencing if necessary.

Description of water access required:

Water access is essential. Well or residential water is preferred, though a stream or pond could work. 

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables

Primary Livestock:

Goats/Sheep, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

I plan to grow some specialty crops on less than one acre to sell at the Greenmarkets. I plan to grow an eggplant variety from West Africa, tomatoes and onions. I plan to raise poultry (5000 birds) and sheep (70). 

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options desired:

I would like to own my own farm, though I am interested in other tenure options like leasing or lease-to-own.

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

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

Experience description:

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