Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Land is fallow except for a few tree and berry bush plantings. See below for further detail.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
160-year-old former dairy farm. It’s 200 acres, about 47 acres pasture / meadow, most of the rest forest, in East Meredith, NY (Delaware County, near Delhi / Oneonta).
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Farmer housing
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
Planning to recap the spring that fed the farm for 150 years.
Farmer housing description:
Old frame farmhouse, ~2,400 sq ft
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Description of tenure options:
Would like to develop a relationship beginning with rent or lease, leading to some kind of cooperative arrangement.
Current land zoning:
Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:
Preferred farming method:
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Permaculture (+ biodynamics?)
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:
Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:
Any additional information about this property:
Looking for a farm couple / farmer with experience in any of vegetables, berries, fruit, mushrooms, medicinal herbs and livestock to re-create a farm, preferably using permaculture (+ biodynamics?).
There’s plenty of water, sun and worms. The barn burned down. The land is organic (unofficially). This is a unique opportunity for the right people to establish an operation from scratch.