[before_listing id=0 images= youtube=null] I moved to NYC about 5 years ago from China. After graduating from NYU in Jan, 2011, I have to take some time off due to some health issue. I am not the type of person can sit around and do nothing, so I started a roof-garden and raise chickens. Eating vegetable from my garden and eggs from my hens, and getting my hands dirty have greatly improved not just my physical health, but also brought me inner peace. I started to realize that this is what I want in life. I want more land, bigger garden, more animals, and live more self-sustained.
Although my family especially my husband had hoped that I would continue my education,but he also understand and respect my choice. Since last summer, we started to search that perfect piece of land we would like to have. Currently, we are in the process of closing a property from upstate NY. There are a house with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in good condition; a metal barn or workshop which needs some work; 10 acres of land (a little less than 5 acres of cleared land and the rest is wooded), a well and septic system. There is also a creek running through the property year-around. The property is right by the county road and is not too far from major city. We are hoping we can move in before the end of this month(April, 2012). Since my husband works in IT, he will only go there during weekend and holidays. I need 1 or two people who can help me with all the works need to be done in order to make it a working farm. I am looking for people with farming experience such as organic gardening, caring animals, or are handy men type as we will need to build a greenhouse etc. I am open to partnership or work in exchange food and room. Any suggestions and ideals will be greatly appreciated.[landbuddy_listing id=0 youtube=null]

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