Molly Schleede

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Farming Status and Plans

Years actively farming:

2-5

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I recently registered our Poultry farm (Chick-A-Farm LLC) business with the State of New York. We have plans to expand into organic fruit and vegetable farming along with Poultry, egg layers and meat birds. Our current practices include pasture raised meat birds and egg layers.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

In progress

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Adirondack Region
    • Clinton
    • Essex
    • Franklin
    • Hamilton
    • Warren
  • Central
    • Chenango
    • Cortland
    • Herkimer
    • Madison
    • Oneida
    • Onondaga
    • Oswego
    • Otsego
  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Delaware
    • Dutchess
    • Greene
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Sullivan
    • Ulster
    • Westchester

Desired acreage:

11-20, 21-50

Infrastructure required:

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

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Hay

Primary Livestock:

Cattle - Beef, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Description of livestock/crops:

In the future near or far, depending on circumstances, we are looking at expanding into beef cattle and pigs. Potentially sheep/goat farming as well.

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, Other Tenure Agreement

Additional Information

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

Unsure

Experience & education:

On farm work experience

Experience description:

We have been renting from a landowner for the past three years. We have been working with their beef cattle, and pigs. Along with organic vegetable farming. We added 75 egg layers ourselves, and had 100 meat birds last summer.