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Amy Conley

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By Amy Conley, Conley Farm | Jan 16, 2020

Amy Conley

My Journey into Hobby Farming

By Amy Conley, Conley Farm

I am a stay-at-home mom turned hobby farmer. My husband and I raise three boys in the beautiful countryside of Central New York. Our small farm includes chickens and goats. We are venturing into other animals, and I hope to share my adventure in farming with Capper’s Farmer readers. I also share my journey on Facebook as well at

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