Samuel Gowrie

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of marketing method:

I would like to focus my marketing on the local community. If close enough to NYC, I will also have a focus on marketing there.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Capital Area
    • Albany
    • Rensselaer
    • Saratoga
    • Washington
  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Dutchess
    • Greene
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Sullivan
    • Ulster
    • Westchester

Desired acreage:

11-20

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment, Water access, Electrical Access

Description of buildings required:

House and a Barn are needed.  A greenhouse is preferred, but I could also build one if needed.

Description of farm equipment required:

Tractor, plow, and other vegetable equipment is preferred.

Description of water access required:

Well, if preferred, but a pond can work too.

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Other Crops

Description of livestock/crops:

I will be focusing on microgreens production in a greenhouse. There are also other specialty crops, which I've trained to grow and would be happy to discuss in further detail.

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options desired:

I am intrested in long-term tenure. This could be purchasing the farm outright, but I am also open to secure and long-term leasing, lease to own arrangements or other creative arrangements.

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience description:

I grew up farming, in Trinidad, and also farming here in the US. So, I have more than 40 years of organic farming experience.