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Don't have a recipe in front of me but golden ale is pretty easy. 2 row base (you can blend in some maris otter if you like), little 20L crystal, maybe a bit of Munich or Vienna, blend it all on your recipe formulator till you get the color you want, bitterness around 18-24 BUs and a noble type aroma hop. American Ale yeast or German Ale yeast. Ferment on the cooler side. Bingo!
Why should farmers get more lenient "brewery" regulations that the rest of the people living in NJ?
How much is rural NJ per acre?
So you must be "actively engaged in farming". Does that mean you'll first start a hop farm? Are there additional licenses/fees associated with farming? How many hop plants would you need to supply enough to at least use some of your hops in every batch? Picking hops by hand is extremely labor intensive. What about drying and storing your hops? Processing a year's supply of hops, even for a nano, could be a huge challenge. Small scale farming in addition to trying to make a profit from a nano sounds like a daunting task.
It looks like you can't have a tap room (for selling pints, at least) without getting another liquor license. Can you self distribute in NJ? If not, then you're basically selling bottles or growlers to go unless you can convince a distributor to take on a nano brewery (and are willing to accept even less money for your labor of love )
Local zoning will still apply, so I don't know if someone on 1/4 acre in a suburb with a HOA will be able to get licensed. If you're not already zoned for commercial I imagine you're going to have to live in a permissive locality or at least get local community support. If you live in the country it's probably easier, but that cuts down the foot traffic a bit.