jared smith

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Hello, I have been farming for 6 years now in various capacities and scales of operation and am just finishing my first season as the farmer to my own operation. I run a 3-acre diversified vegetable and flower farm in Goshen, which results in an 80 member CSA, farm stand and restaurant sales. Please let me know if you have any questions about me, thanks!

Description of marketing method:

I have the ability to double my CSA in the next year. Also interested in partnering up with a restaurant or meal service. 

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Capital Area
    • Albany
    • Saratoga
  • Hudson Valley
    • Dutchess
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Westchester

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21-50

Infrastructure required:

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

Description of buildings required:

Barn or other area for processing, washing

Description of water access required:

ability to irrigate crops

Description of fencing required:

Deer fence

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, Partnership, For Sale

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education, Farm internship/apprenticeship, Farmer training or workshop

Experience description: