Brian Halweil

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Farming Status and Plans

Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

Along with a group of partners, we are looking to buy and/or lease farmland within 30 minutes drive of Hudson. Plan to transition to organic legume and grain production (corn, soy, oats, peas) for sale to NY Metro food producers. Seeking 100 to 200ac parcels and larger.

Does this farmer have a business plan?

Yes

Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Dutchess

Desired acreage:

>100

Infrastructure required:

Electrical Access

Crops and Livestock

Primary crops:

Grains, Hay

Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

For Lease, For Sale

Description of tenure options desired:

Looking for 20 year lease.

Additional Information

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

Yes

Experience & education:

Formal agricultural education, Farm owner, On farm work experience, Farm internship/apprenticeship

Experience description:

Collectively the team has over 50 years in commerical organic farming and transition to organic.