Ben Flanner

15 years of vegetable experience, owning and running a farm.

Preferred counties/regions

  • North Country
  • Clinton County
  • Essex County
  • Franklin County
  • Hamilton County
  • Capital Region
  • Albany County
  • Columbia County
  • Greene County
  • Rensselaer County
  • Saratoga County
  • Schenectady County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
  • Hudson Valley
  • Dutchess County
  • Ulster County
  • Sullivan County
  • Orange County
  • Putnam County
  • Westchester County
  • Rockland County
  • Fulton County
  • Montgomery County
  • Schoharie County
  • Otsego County
  • Herkimer County
  • Oneida County
  • Central
  • Cortland County
  • Madison County
  • Onondaga County
  • Oswego County
  • Cayuga County
  • Finger Lakes
  • Livingston County
  • Monroe County
  • Ontario County
  • Seneca County
  • Wayne County
  • Yates County
  • Chenango County
  • Delaware County
  • Schuyler County
  • Tompkins County

Desired acreage

  • 11-20
  • 21-50
  • 51-100

Farming Status

Established farmer: Over 10 years of farm management experience or ownership

Currently farming full-time

Primary reason for farming

Farm will generate the majority of my income

Farming status, plans, and practices

Experienced at running 4+ acres of vegetable operations.

Farm Experience & Education

  • Farm owner
  • On farm work experience

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

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

Primary crops

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals

Primary livestock

  • No Livestock

Farm business plan or farm resume

I do not have a business plan or farm resume

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline tractor icon Equipment
  • black outline house icon Farmer housing
  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Nothing else is required, but housing is a big plus.  Many of these are negotiable as well, depending on what can be setup.

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Sale
  • Other Tenure Agreement

Looking to purchase, or very long lease.

Has this farmer received a pre-qualification from a lending institution?

No

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

Yes

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Leslie Hamilton, Triple H Farms, Geneseo, NY October 15 2018Photo essay for the American Farmland Trust and Great Lakes Protection Fund illustrating farms and landowners working together to conserve the land and resources.

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