Sid Lewin-Holmes

Hello my name is Sid and I am a flower farmer who has 3 years of farming experience and I seek 2-5 acres of land to lease or lease to own. I will use organic and regenerative farming practices and hope to leave the land healthier than I found it. I have a vision of my farm providing a community space with an emphasis on mental and physical well being. I want the public to be able to interact with the flowers I grow and the space I create and host things like flower arranging courses or yoga/meditation classes. I want to start by getting my systems down as a farmer before implementing a lot of community engagement but do intend on trialing some programming in the first year if possible.

Preferred counties/regions

  • Hudson Valley
  • Mohawk Valley

Desired acreage

  • 5 or fewer
  • 6-10
  • 11-20

Farming Status

Emerging farmer: 2 years or more of on farm work experience

Currently farming part-time

Primary reason for farming

Farm will generate the majority of my income

Farming status, plans, and practices

Sustainable, Regenerative

Farm Experience & Education

  • Farm internship/apprenticeship
  • On farm work experience

I have completed one year as an apprentice at a vegetable and flower farm as well as another year as an advance apprenticeship focusing primarily on flower farming. During my advanced apprenticeship I also used a small portion of family land to begin plantings of peonies and dahlias to get a jump start on my own farm when I eventually moved to the Hudson Valley

Farming Plans and Practices

Farming method or practice

  • Organic (not certified)
  • Regenerative/Sustainable

Primary crops

  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals

Primary livestock

  • No Livestock

Marketing Method

Farmers markets, CSA, floral arranging classes

Farm business plan or farm resume

My business plan or farm resume is in progress

Farmland Needs

Infrastructure required

  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Water and electricity access is most important. Barn to set up as a workshop is also a plus.

Desired Tenure

Tenure options desired

  • For Lease
  • For Sale
  • Business Partnership
  • Other Tenure Agreement

Use of land for a percentage of the profits

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


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


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


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