Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Small flower and vegetable farm, heritage breed chickens and ducks
- Hudson Valley
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10
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 needs for birds and future small amount of livestock, workshop/barn needed with 220 for woodshop.
Description of farm equipment required:
Tractors, tillers; until purchased.
Description of water access required:
water at barn and for field watering
Description of fencing required:
perimeter fencing would be great
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Ornamentals
Description of livestock/crops:
Poultry just for eggs, future goats.
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease, For Sale
Description of tenure options desired:
Looking for a small operation that we can grow ornamental flowers, vegetables and raise chickens for eggs. Future plans are for a B&B situation; artist retreat & workshops, seed to table cooking.
Experience & education:Formal agricultural education, Farm internship/apprenticeship, Farmer training or workshop
Experience with poultry, grew up on sheep farm.