Bramble Berry Acres

Croghan, NY, Lewis County

Business Partnership Farm Management Cooperative Model
Updated

Acres Available

42

Open Tillable Acres

5

Wooded (or other) Acres

38

Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • black outline electrical icon Electrical access
  • black outline tractor icon Equipment
Show All

Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
Show All

Livestock Permitted

  • black outline cow icon Cattle - Beef
  • black outline dairy icon Cattle - Dairy
  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
Show All

Condition & Current Use

We currently are expanding our raised bed system and installing a high tunnel for market garden use. We also run a flock of sheep and forest raise our pigs. We have a small mobile laying hen and duck operation as well. Our property also has a small orchard and we have been using pigs to establish silvopasture. 

Soil Types

Sandy loam

Farm History & Past Use

It was used as a small farm in the early 1900s and then became a family camp for many years. Then it was made into a permanent residence and used again as a small homestead. We have since expanded and improved the agricultural infrastructure and the farmhouse. 

Tenure Options

Tenure Options

Business Partnership Farm Management Cooperative Model

We are interested in offering a low cost lease option to someone interested in managing pigs and goats in a forested environment with the goal of establishing silvopature. 

Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?

Yes

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

No

Production Preferences

Livestock / Crops Description

The major requirement is improvement to soil health and biodiversity. Livestock will be managed in a way that supports those parameters. 

Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
  • black outline hay icon Hay
  • black outline maple icon Maple
  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops

Livestock Permitted

  • black outline cow icon Cattle - Beef
  • black outline dairy icon Cattle - Dairy
  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a sheep Goats/Sheep
  • Black outline of a pig Pigs
  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
  • Black outline of a bee Bees
  • black outline llama icon Other Livestock

Preferred Farming Method

Biodynamic Organic (certified) Organic (not certified) Regenerative/Sustainable

Farm Infrastructure

  • black outline barn icon Barns - Equipment Storage
  • black outline barn with silo icon Barns - Livestock
  • 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

Equipment

Livestock barn, hay barn, equipment sheds, 3/4 shelter, and mobile shade structures available 

Fencing

Permanent woven wire established on 5 acres with the willingness to expand with high tensile or semi permanent. There is also mobile electric equipment at present 

Water Access

Running water to the farmhouse from a well. This water is then used via a hose for livestock in the barn and for the raised bed garden. The high tunnel uses a cistern that is filled from a nearby spring fed pond. 

Barns for Livestock

The livestock barn can house up to 20 chickens, and approximately 15-20 sheep depending on breed and other management methods. The mobile chicken coop can house up to 50 chickens and the mobile duck coop can house up to 20 ducks. 

Barns for Equipment/Storage

Two outbuildings can be used for equipment storage and repair

Farmer Housing

2 bedroom farmhouse which has been updated and renovated. 

Additional Property Information

No practices that degrade the land or decrease biodiversity. 

Is the Property Conserved

No

Current Land Zoning

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?

Unsure

Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?

Yes

Find Nearby Farms

Ag Updates

Leslie Hamilton, Triple H Farms, Geneseo, NY October 15 2018Photo essay for the American Farmland Trust and Great Lakes Protection Fund illustrating farms and landowners working together to conserve the land and resources.

The Farmland Owner Hub is here!

Are you a landowner looking to support farmland preservation by making your land available to farmers? Maybe you want to learn more about how you can steward your farmland with sustainable practices in mind? Or maybe you have goals you’d like to achieve that ensures the future of your farm? Check out the Farmland Owner Hub to explore various topics.

Visit the Hub 

Cornelle Cooperative Extension NY Logo

2024 New York Cash Rent Survey

We get asked all the time what average rental rates are for a county or region! Cornell Cooperative Extension is working to survey farmers, farmland landowners, and agribusiness professionals to create an up-to-date snapshot of farmland rental rates and custom harvest fees. Your response to this survey will help us to provide the most accurate information! 

Survey Information Online Survey Link