Ben Wexler

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Organic farmer looking for an opportunity in the Hudson Valley to pursue one of two ventures:
a. find property that could be purchased to grow organic vegetables and other produce 
b. find an organic farmer who already owns land that wants to have a partner to invest in their business
The property that would be bought, has to be treated organically. Not necessarily certified, but the previous owner would have had to follow organic practices. Looking for 4-20 acres. Ideally on the smaller side. Infrastructure is not a requirement for a good property with good location. 

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Eastern
    • Albany
    • Rensselaer
    • Saratoga
    • Washington
  • Southeast
    • Columbia
    • Dutchess
    • Greene
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Sullivan
    • Ulster
    • Westchester

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Partnership, For Sale

Description of tenure options desired:

Looing to buy my own land or partner with a farmer who owns property already. 

Additional Information

Experience & education:

Farm internship/apprenticeship