Farming Status and Plans
Description of farming status, plans, and practices:
Im the owner and manager of a sustainable flower company called Allora Farm and Flowers. I farm cut flowers, edible flowers, herbs and speciality vegetables for award-winning restaurants in the city, wholesale accounts and florists. I also grow out research trials for Cornell and UVM.
- Hudson Valley
Desired acreage:1-5, 6-10
Infrastructure required:Onsite housing, Farm equipment, Water access
Description of water access required:
I'm looking to grow on 1/4 of an acre and that has water access, is ready to be cultivated on and has has a tractor or BCS so I can make beds. Ideally, a walk-in cooler on site as well but thats not necessary. Housing would be optimal as well.
Crops and Livestock
Primary crops:Other Crops
Description of livestock/crops:
Cut flowers, edible flowers, herbs and speciality vegetables
Tenure options desired:For Lease, Partnership
Description of tenure options desired:
I'd love to be somewhere with a short-term, non-binding lease agreement but am also looking to settle somewhere so if it's a good fit, I would love the potential of a long-term agreement.
I've worked for two years large-scale vegetable production farms that grow 200+ varieties of vegetables, I've worked as a flower apprentice for two years at Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, I've grown speciality crops for UVM and I've worked as an apprentice at a 40 acre vegetable farm in Kingston called Alewife.