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Property Location
510 Turk Rd, E Meredith, NY
[Delaware County]
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205 acres available
47 open acres for farming
150 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

See map for complete list. EIE, HcC, HcE, HcF, LhB, LhC, LhD, OeC, OeB, VIB, VIC, VID, WmB, WmC, WnC

Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):

Land is fallow except for a few tree and berry bush plantings. Topsoil is excellent — 14 inches in some fields. See maps below for further detail.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Dairy for 150 years. Mostly hay and pasture. Occasional maple syrup and ginseng. Before barn burned, only non-organic items were penicillin if bacterial count went too high, and supplemental feed in winter.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Water access
  • Farmer housing
  • Electrical Access

Water access description:

The spring water is beautiful and has never stopped. Since the mid-60s there's a well (put in when the previous owner went over 35 cows) but planning to recap the spring that fed the farm for a century.

Farmer housing description:

Old frame farmhouse, ~2,400 sq ft, 5 bedrooms, mud room, woodshed.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Livestock/crops description :

Except for a few of my plantings, fields are for hay and fallow.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options:

Would like to develop a relationship beginning with rent or lease, leading to some kind of cooperative arrangement.

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Organic (not certified)

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Permaculture (+ biodynamics?), regenerative organic 

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

Negotiable

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Negotiable

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. 

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