Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:10+
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Free-range, pastured livestock and poultry.
Description of marketing method:
Was an founding vendor at Troy Waterfront Farmers Market for 8 years. "Retired" from market but have established loyal client base.
- Adirondack Region
- Capital Area
- Finger Lakes
- Hudson Valley
- Southern Tier
Desired acreage:6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Water access, Electrical Access
Description of infrastructure:
On-site housing would be optimal as well as barn or other infrastructure. Good quality grazing and water are the most important features.
Description of water access required:
Year-round water access.
Crops and Livestock
Primary Livestock:Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
Well established flock of sheep (50-ish adult head), chickens, ducks, turkeys, peacocks. I have also raised goats, pigs, and cattle in the past and kept bees. Gardening: small organic vegetables
Tenure options desired:For Lease, Partnership, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
Open to all options
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Unsure
Experience & education:Farm owner, On farm work experience, Farmer training or workshop
Shepherdess since '80's. I have raised sheep, goats, poultry, pigs, cattle and kept bees. Small-scale organic vegetable production and have worked for a commercial greenhouse. Am skilled at butchery and culinary. I also participated in fiber arts such as spinning and weaving.