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General Information

Preferred location(s)

  • Columbia County
  • Ancram
  • Ancramdale
  • Austerlitz
  • Canaan
  • Chatham
  • Claverack
  • Clermont
  • Columbiaville
  • Copake
  • Copake Falls
  • Craryville
  • East Chatham
  • Elizaville
  • Gallatin
  • Germantown
  • Ghent
  • Greenport
  • Hillsdale
  • Hollowville
  • Hudson
  • Kinderhook
  • Livingston
  • Malden Bridge
  • Mellenville
  • New Lebanon
  • Niverville
  • North Chatham
  • Old Chatham
  • Philmont
  • Stockport
  • Spencertown
  • Stottville
  • Stuyvesant
  • Stuyvesant Falls
  • Valatie
  • Taghkanic
  • West Lebanon
  • Dutchess County
  • Amenia
  • Union Vale
  • Northeast
  • Milan
  • Clinton
  • La Grange
  • Annandale-On-Hudson
  • Bangall
  • Barrytown
  • Beacon
  • Billings
  • Castle Point
  • Chelsea
  • Clinton Corners
  • Dover Plains
  • Fishkill
  • Glenham
  • Holmes
  • Hopewell Junction
  • Hughsonville
  • Hyde Park
  • Lagrangeville
  • Millbrook
  • Millerton
  • Pawling
  • Pine Plains
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Poughkeepsie
  • Poughquag
  • Red Hook
  • Rhinebeck
  • Rhinecliff
  • Salt Point
  • Staatsburg
  • Stanfordville
  • Stormville
  • Tivoli
  • Verbank
  • Wappingers Falls
  • Wassaic
  • Wingdale

Tenure options

  • Long Lease (5+ years)
  • Rolling Lease
  • Lease to Own
  • Sale/Purchase

Property Requirements

Acreage to lease (total)

  • 0-5
  • 6-10

Acreage to lease (tillable)

  • 0-5
  • 6-10

Description of buildings

Housing is a required support. 

Greenhouse and barn with electric and water

Description of equipment

Tractor would be helpful

Description of water access

Well plus secondary source (pond) ideal.

Description of fencing

Permanent deer fencing preferred - willing install temporary fencing. 

Farm Business

Primary crops or livestock

  • Flowers
  • Herbs
  • Vegetable

Primary crops or livestock description

Nutrient dense, certified organic, no-till diversified veggies. 

Marketing method(s)

We have successfully developed, expanded and maintained a 90 member CSA and customers for 2 farmer's markets during our tenure at our recent farm. We rely strongly on collaboration by tapping into networks of famalies and groups already at work in our communities and providing education about the work we do and products we provide. We believe that education paves the way for engagement and that offering personal connection retains ongoing support from our customers

Business plan

Yes

Will your operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?

Yes

Experience and education

  • Farm apprenticeship
  • Farm owner
  • On-farm work experience/employment

Additional experience and education

Combined, my partner Anthony and I hold nearly 10 seasons of experience on various farms with 3 seasons of intensive no-till production experience. 

Having run our own business for the last two we are well practiced in all aspects of managing and maintaining a successful farm operation from planning, to budgeting, to financing. 

We have together attended an array of farming conferences, workshops, and events as we continue to develop our knowledge and practices.