James Sherman

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Gotham Permaculture our team raised a fold of Scottish Highlander Cattle and produced 50 varieties of Zone 6 vegetables, herbs, berries, fruit trees and melons in 2019.  We have a full team ready for planning our 2020 farm and are looking for land to lease.

Description of marketing method:

Social media network, LinkedIn, events, college/university connections, business networks.

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Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Dutchess
    • Greene
    • Orange
    • Putnam
    • Rockland
    • Sullivan
    • Ulster
    • Westchester

Desired acreage:

6-10, 11-20, 21-50, 51-100, >100

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Vegetables, Fruits

Description of livestock/crops:

Live stock are not required, if property is suitable then livestock considered.

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, For Sale

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?


Experience & education:

Farm owner

Experience description:

2018 Permanent Agriculture Course, opened Gotham Permaculture 2019, raised a fold of Scottish Highland Cattle and 50 varieties of Zone 6 vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruit trees, nuts, melons.