Alex Hjalmarsson

I own a 10 acre farm in Brewster, NY and looking to start planting this 2024 season! Seeking an experienced farmer to help.

Preferred counties/regions

  • Putnam County
  • Westchester County

Desired acreage

  • 5 or fewer
  • 6-10
  • 11-20

Farming Status

Emerging farmer: 2 years or more of on farm work experience

Currently farming part-time

Primary reason for farming

Farm will generate the majority of my income

Farming status, plans, and practices

I own a 10 acre farm in Brewster, NY and looking to start planting this 2024 season! Seeking an experienced farmer to help. Focus is Vegetables and fruits.

Farm Experience & Education

  • Farm internship/apprenticeship
  • Farm owner

-Certificate in Aquaponics Farming and Aquaponics Business Management.
-B.A. in Business Management from Hofstra University.

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Biodynamic
  • Conventional
  • Organic (certified)
  • Organic (not certified)
  • Regenerative/Sustainable
  • Other

Primary crops

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits

Primary livestock

  • black outline llama icon Other Livestock

Fish, Vegetables, Fruit Trees

Farm business plan or farm resume

I have a business plan

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage

Looking to be no farther north than Putnam County. Property should have a usable barn space with water and electric to be the artist studio area.

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease
  • For Sale
  • Business Partnership
  • Farm Management
  • Other Tenure Agreement

Partnership

Will this operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?

Unsure

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