Matt Morehouse

Seeking land to plant garlic on 1-2 acres. I am also looking to have a couple of bee hives on a property. Looking for land within 45mins to an hour of Syracuse, NY.

Preferred counties/regions

  • Central
  • Onondaga County
  • Cayuga County
  • Finger Lakes

Desired acreage

  • 5 or fewer

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

Been involved with planting garlic since my high school days.  Approaching retirement from my regular job in a few years and would like to expand the garlic farming to a larger scale (1-2 acres).  Also interested in having a few bee hives on the property.

Farming practice will be an organic approach but not necessarily looking for certification at this point.  I live in the Syracuse area and ideally looking for leasing farmland that is roughly 45 minutes or less from home.

Farm Experience & Education

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Organic (not certified)

Primary crops

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables

Primary livestock

  • Black outline of a bee Bees

At this point will mainly be for garlic, herbs, and possible bee hives.  

Farm business plan or farm resume

I do not have a business plan or farm resume

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

  • No infrastructure

None required. 

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease

Looking to lease 1-2 acres. 

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


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