Davis Lindsey

I am looking for:
(1) Cropland, 2 - 4 acres, for diversified annual production.
(2) At (in order) Columbia, Greene, Delaware, Ulster, and Dutchess counties.
(3) A land partnership for a prospective microbusiness cannabis license.

Preferred counties/regions

  • Hudson Valley

Desired acreage

  • 5 or fewer
  • 6-10

Farming Status

Beginning farmer: 10 years or less of experience managing a farm business

Currently farming full-time

Primary reason for farming

Farm will generate the majority of my income

Farming status, plans, and practices

My farming practices are regenerative, having learned from some of the leaders in regenerative agriculture. My specialty is fruit, vegetables, and cannabis. I am proficient with orchards and ornamental perennials. I am currently the main farmer and processor of cannabis in Hillsdale, NY for a conditional cannabis license at the microbusiness level. My primary farming plans are to operate a microbusiness cannabis operation and a market garden built for weekly, small community events. 

Farm Experience & Education

  • Farm internship/apprenticeship
  • Farm owner
  • Farmer training or workshop
  • Farm manager
  • On farm work experience

(1) BA in Environmental Studies, Yale University

(2) Certificate Culinary Arts, Natural Gourment Institute, New York, NY
Head Chef and Farmer at Lundy Farm in Wawarsing, NY

(3) Director Growing Farming Initiative at Stone Barns Center in Pocantico Hills, NY

(4) Vegetable Manager at Stone Barns Center in Pocantico Hills, NY

(5) Farm Owner, Amawalk Farm in Katonah, NY

(6) Apprentice, Four Season Farm, Harborside, Maine

(7) Cook, Blue Hill Restaurant, New York, NY

(8) Cook, Bouley, New York, NY

(9) Cook, Pure Food and Wine, New York, NY

(10) Cook, Noma, Copenhagen, Denmark

(11) Baker, Hart Bageri, Copenhagen, Denmark

(12) Baker and Pastry Chef, L'Amico, New York, NY

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Organic (not certified)
  • Regenerative/Sustainable

Primary crops

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops

Primary livestock

  • Black outline of a bee Bees

Diversified Vegetables, Greenhouse Cannabis 

Marketing Method

(1) direct to consumer

(2) small on-farm food & cannabis events

(3) local restaurants

(4) wholesale cannabis brand partnerships 

Farm business plan or farm resume

I have a business plan

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

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

Access to water and electric, fencing, storage barn, equipment would be helpful but not 100% necessary, housing would be an extra benefit but not necessary, 

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease
  • For Sale
  • Business Partnership

Lease or business partnership. Farm sale to be considered in the future would be interesting. 

Estimated price range for a lease or a purchase of a farm property

I don't know

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


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