Senior Inspector

Green Owl Farm

Owner: Suzanne Kelly

206 Mill Rd
Rhinebeck, NY 12572-2544
Dutchess County

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 303
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

daytime phone: (914) 489-3668
Web site:

Application Date: 2022-05-22

Farming History

Your Name *
Suzanne Kellt
For how many years have you managed or worked on a CNG-certified farm? *
How many years of experience total do you have managing a farming operation that’s managed according to CNG/organic principles (whether certified or not)? *
Please indicate the place/s where you have farmed, including farm name, town, state, and country. *
Green Owl Farm Rhinebeck, NY USA

Types of Farming & Expertise

Please check the box corresponding to the types of operations with which you have at least three years of experience.

What type of training have you received in farming practices (on-farm and off-farm)? *
Primarily self taught with workshops for specific crops (garlic, Cornell Cooperative Extension and saffron, University of Vermont)
Please briefly describe your experience with mentoring, training, or advising other farmers, if any.
Only through CNG
What aspect of your farming operation are you most proud of? *
Permanent bed, no/low till system.
What aspect of your farming operation are you most known for? (This could be a particular crop beloved by customers or an uncommon production method that other farmers would appreciate.) *
Saffron production and growing ginger and turmeric under Johnny's hoops.
What do you appreciate about Certified Naturally Grown?
Transparency and the relationships between growers built through compliance.
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