Greg Kessler

Certified organic farmer looking to expand value-added farm production. Prefers land with housing and other existing structures.

Preferred counties/regions

  • Capital Region
  • Albany County
  • Columbia County
  • Greene County
  • Schenectady County
  • Hudson Valley
  • Dutchess County
  • Sullivan County
  • Orange County
  • Putnam County
  • Schoharie County
  • Delaware County
  • Long Island
  • Suffolk County

Desired acreage

  • 11-20
  • 21-50
  • 51-100

Farming Status

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

Currently farming part-time

Primary reason for farming

Farm will generate a portion of my income

Farming status, plans, and practices

I am currently farming 2 acres organically on eastern long island and looking for more land to expand my value-added production.  I am looking for more property, particularly with housing and other structures (permanent and/or temporary).

Farm Experience & Education

  • Farm owner
  • On farm work experience

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Organic (certified)

Primary crops

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

Primary livestock

  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
  • No Livestock

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 house icon Farmer housing
  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Family housing is preferred  as well as intact greenhouses and barns.  

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease
  • For Sale

Prefer to buy land or pre-existing farm operation.

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


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