Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Black Dirt fields for vegetable production. Lease requires growing organically. Fields have been maintained and grown organically for 4 years.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
Black Dirt has been traditionally used for vegetable and onion production.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
Fields are irrigated from ditches using pumps that farmers provide.
Chester Ag Center leases space in greenhouses, cooling barn and wash and pack.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Description of tenure options:
Chester Ag Center offers 30 year leases.
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Organic growing practices are required.