- Hudson Valley
- New York City
- 5 or fewer
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
Urban beekeeping seeking increased land access to establish a scalable apairy / beeyard. Equipment for 15+ colonies including maintenance and harvesting. More space for beeyards and to store equipment, resources and inventory is desired.
Farm Experience & Education
- Farm internship/apprenticeship
- Farm owner
- Farmer training or workshop
- Formal agricultural education
- On farm work experience
6 years of backyard beekeeping and 15+ years of horticulture experience. I earned a B.S. in Food and Agribusiness Marketing & Management and a J.D. at Pace Law School where represented farms with the Food and Farm Law Clinic. I interned with the NY Botanical Garden and the School of Professional Horticulture, and I previously served as Excelsior Service Attorney-Fellow at the NYS Dept of Ag. & Markets. Currently a full-time municipal employee.
Farming Plans and Practices
Farming method or practice
- Organic (not certified)
- No method
Numerous hives and equipment for expansion and harvesting.
Farm business plan or farm resume
Year-round land access for apiary / bee yard establishment. Barn or ability to construct temporary structures is a plus.