Fenmi Acosta

Hello,
I am a young, enthusiastic, respectful farmer. My goal is to learn how to service people around me. I love farming and am looking for an opportunity to connect with a great opportunity.

Preferred counties/regions

  • New York City
  • Bronx County
  • Brooklyn County
  • New York County
  • Queens County
  • Richmond County

Desired acreage

  • 5 or fewer

Farming Status

Aspiring farmer: 1 year or less of farming experience

Not currently farming

Primary reason for farming

Hobby or for personal use

Farming status, plans, and practices

I currently own three farms in Dominican Republic. But am searching for an opportunity to operate my own hands on project in the US. I love farming and helping others. 

I believe through food we can all connect and be of optimal service to one another. 

I am to respect the opportunity given to me through access to land and also produce food that can help each person that comes incontact with it.

Farm Experience & Education

  • Farm internship/apprenticeship
  • Farm owner
  • Farmer training or workshop
  • Formal agricultural education
  • On farm work experience

I currently own three farms in Dominican Republic. 

Looking to learn hands on here in the USA. 

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Conventional
  • Organic (certified)
  • 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

Primary livestock

  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry

I am to grow quick turn around crops. Mainly everything that is of high yeild and short production time. Crops that typically produce within 100 days. 

Marketing Method

I would develop an online presence via Instagram, Facebook and personal connection to clientele. 

Working on a email listing and direct to consumer relations. 

Farm business plan or farm resume

My business plan or farm resume is in progress

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Hello, 

 

I would like to have access to water, and electricity if possible. Storage would help tremendously but isnt mandatory.

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease
  • For Sale

I am searching for someone to lease me their land.

By optaning a leased farmland I can improve and develop my famring methods. 

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

No

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

Unsure

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