Jessica Schwed

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Farming Status and Plans

Years actively farming:


Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Organic pastured poultry, forest raised non gmo heritage pork & hemp farmer. Looking to purchase a farm, currently farming on leased land . Greene county only. 

Description of marketing method:

Direct to consumer through retailers(wholesale), direct at farmers markets, on farm store pickup and delivery pastured Meat CSA memberships.

Does this farmer have a business plan?


Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Capital Area
    • Albany
    • Rensselaer
  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Dutchess
    • Greene
    • Ulster

Desired acreage:

11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100

Infrastructure required:

Water access

Crops and Livestock

Primary Livestock:

Pigs, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

organic. Pastured poultry, pork & cbd hemp as well as medicinal herbs & nutritional greens.

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options desired:

Lease to own, or for sale. 

Additional Information

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


Experience & education:

Farm owner, Other