Camp Earth Connection

Freeville, NY, Tompkins County

For Lease Business Partnership
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Acres Available

10

Open Tillable Acres

10

Wooded (or other) Acres

62

Infrastructure

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Crops Permitted

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Livestock Permitted

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Condition & Current Use

Land for lease on Hammond Hill in the town of Dryden.  Fields and Forest.   Available for small organic vegetable farming, forest farming, possibly some animals (not meat farming though.)  Access to water, spring. Pond at bottom of property.

Soil Types

Farm History & Past Use

This land has been used as a children's camp since the 1970's and continues to be used as a Woodland Campground, Retreat Center and other environmental educational uses.   Maple trees have been tapped previously, and minimal vegetable gardening.

Tenure Options

Tenure Options

For Lease Business Partnership

1-5 year arrangement to start. Also would consider a partnership. 

I am not interested in selling the land, but am open to other arrangements. 

Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?

Negotiable

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

Negotiable

Production Preferences

Livestock / Crops Description

I would love to lease my land to folks or an individual who would like to start an organic vegetable farm, with minimal animal production.  Maybe chickens for fertilizer and eggs.  Maybe a small sanctuary for some mammals.

Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline apple icon Fruits
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
  • black outline hay icon Hay

Livestock Permitted

  • black outline horse icon Equine
  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry

Preferred Farming Method

Organic (certified)

Farm Infrastructure

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  • black outline house icon Farmer housing
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Equipment

Compact Tractor with Backhoe and Shovel, Self propelled rototillar

Water Access

Potable and irrigation water. 

Farmer Housing

The land and forest available is adjacent to a small campground. Seasonal Rustic Camping.  Log Lean-Tos.  Possibility of building small cabin/yurt, etc.

Additional Property Information

The facilities and land are alcohol and drug free. Anyone leasing the land and spending time on it would have to agree to abstain from alcohol and drug use while on the facilities.  Organic preferred. Minimal animal production. Non-GMO crops

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

Negotiable

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