Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I would like to start farming with an acre of vegetables and garlic, a small laying flock of chickens and a few goats and pigs.
Description of marketing method:
Internet sales, local delivery/farm pickup and farmers markets. Hopefully, get some restaurants on board.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
- Capital Area
- Hudson Valley
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20
Infrastructure required:Water access
Description of water access required:
I would need water for irrigation and the livestock.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Ornamentals
Primary Livestock:Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry
Description of livestock/crops:
I will be starting with a smalll flock of layers and a few pigs and goats.
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
My preference is a lease or lease to buy but would consider other options.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Unsure
Experience & education:On farm work experience
Operated a 1 acre vegetable farm for 2 seasons and a 1500 sq ft greenhouse for 3 years.