Shereen Alinaghian

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Ardith Mae Farm is a small Animal Welfare Approved goat dairy specializing in humanely raised animals and the products. We currently lease 20 acres, a barn and a cheese facility, which we added to the existing barn. We are looking for 20 acres, wooded or pasture and outbuildings to accommodate a small herd of 45 goats, a milking parlor and milk room. We are a closed, tested and disease free herd. 

Description of marketing method:

We sell at the Hudson Farmers Market and the markets in NYC

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia

Desired acreage:


Infrastructure required:

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

Description of buildings required:

Building/barn large enough to accommodate 45 goats with water and electric. It would be helpful if it was large enough to add a milking parlor and milk room.    

Description of water access required:

Water to barn necessary.

Description of fencing required:

High tensile, but can put in our own fencing

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:


Primary Livestock:


Description of livestock/crops:

Goats and a small garden 

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale

Additional Information

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


Experience & education:

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

Experience description:

I have been farming for 16 years and have been the owner and operator of Ardith Mae Farm for 14