Freeville, NY, Tompkins County
Open Tillable Acres
Wooded (or other) Acres
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.
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.
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.
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?
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.
Preferred Farming Method
Compact Tractor with Backhoe and Shovel, Self propelled rototillar
Potable and irrigation water.
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