Farming Status and Plans
Years actively farming:Less than 2
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
I am looking for land preferably 5-10 acres with some wooded and some field. I plan to have a small 1 acre garden with a few chickens starting out. My other side business would be a camping area and 2 tiny house rentals. I will steward the land, as well as give recreational services, nature, gardening and composting education. My hope is that this land will be 1 or 1.5 hour away from NYC.
Description of marketing method:
Talking to local neighbors, posting on social media, and NYC ad space, and crowd sourcing.
Does this farmer have a business plan?In progress
- Hudson Valley
- New York City
- Kings (Brooklyn)
- New York (Manhattan)
- Richmond (Staten Island)
Desired acreage:6-10, 11-20
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Water access
Description of infrastructure:
I would like to put at least 2 tiny houses on the property. Eventually a third if funds are producing.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals
Primary Livestock:Goats/Sheep, Other livestock
Description of livestock/crops:
Chicken and rabbits primarily. Later on, I would build an aquaponics station.
Tenure options desired:For Lease, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement
Description of tenure options desired:
Work to own land.
Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?Unsure
Experience & education:Farmer training or workshop
FarmschoolNYC, NYBG Master Composter and HOPE Program's Solar Training. Also, was an Urban Park Ranger for a year and farmed in Brooklyn for a year at The Youth Farm.