Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:2-5
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am looking for a site for a Soil Farm. I am a soil science graduate student and I would like to experiment with creating carbon sinks. My intention isnt extraction oriented. I want to see how the addition of various household and organic wastes can improve a site. I would like to work with an area that has the potential for some small ponds and ducks. I envision an agroforesty park which can be regional model for waste disposal.
I have a background in landscaping and a B.A. in Geography. I have completed numerous apprenticeships on organic farms as well as running a market garden in Hampton, Virginia. I
Description of marketing method:
I am looking for a site to work with in conjunction with the gardening business i am starting. I would use the residual materials from my gardening jobs as a primary soil input. Any noxious or invasive weeds would not be used.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
- Finger Lakes
Infrastructure required:Water access
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Other Crops
Primary Livestock:Other livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
Ducks, and worms, A focus on soil building cover crops and perennials.