Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:2-5
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am an organic vegetable farmer. I am interested in land for farming to market produce to CSA customers and restaurant clientele. I am hopeful to also find a space large enough for an agritourism operation where we could provide people with the opportunity to interact with Highland cattle, fainting goats, heirloom chickens, and other unusual livestock. As vegans, we do not milk or slaughter animals. We are in search of a long-term lease agreement and look forward to discussing possibilities with you.
Description of marketing method:
I would performing all marketing duties by developing relationships with local restaurants and using social media to gather CSA clients.
Does this farmer have a business plan?Yes
- Adirondack Region
- Capital Area
- Finger Lakes
- Hudson Valley
- Long Island
- New York City
- Kings (Brooklyn)
- New York (Manhattan)
- Richmond (Staten Island)
- Saint Lawrence Seaway Region
- Saint Lawrence
- Southern Tier
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing
Description of infrastructure:
We would require housing for a family of four.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Other Crops
Description of livestock/crops:
I am hopeful to also find a space large enough for an agritourism operation where we could provide people with the opportunity to interact with Highland cattle, fainting goats, heirloom chickens, and other unusual livestock. As vegans, we do not milk or slaughter animals. We are in search of a long-term lease agreement and look forward to discussing possibilities with you.
Tenure options desired:Farm Management, For Lease, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
I would prefer a lease or lease to purchase opportunity.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Unsure
Experience & education:Farm owner
I owned a small farm in Delaware County, PA producing organic vegetables for several years.