I am looking for land to start raising egg laying hens again, as well as possibly organic berries and/or vegetables.
- North Country
- Capital Region
- Hudson Valley
- Mohawk Valley
- Finger Lakes
- Southern Tier
- Long Island
- New York City
- 5 or fewer
Emerging farmer: 2 years or more of on farm work experience
Not currently farming
Primary reason for farming
Farm will generate a portion of my income
Farming status, plans, and practices
I currently work from home as an interpreter. I would like to find a place that is affordable to rent, with access to land.
I would like to start off with egg laying hens. I would like to try different fruits and vegetables to see which ones will take best to the soil/climate. I have so far have had positive results with cilantro, basil, tomatoes, and rosemary.
Farm Experience & Education
- Farm internship/apprenticeship
- Farm owner
- Farmer training or workshop
- Formal agricultural education
- Farm manager
- On farm work experience
Experience with over 100 hens.
Attended 6 week course from Cornell "Growing and Using Herbs"
Veteran Project Associate
Farm Ops, Cornell Small Farms
Farming Plans and Practices
Farming method or practice
- Organic (certified)
- Organic (not certified)
I have experience with poultry but I am open to all types of livestock and crops.
Farm business plan or farm resume
Housing is required for myself and my 9 year son.
Lease or rent