Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Small organic vegetable farm as of 2020. Farmer passed away and family looking for new farmers to continue growing. Soil amended in raised beds and large hoop house. Irrigation system and pond in place.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
10 years of organic vegetable production with several USDA grants for hoop house and irrigation system. Soil has been amended in raised beds.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
- Equipment available for sale or lease
- Electrical Access
8' tall deer fence around 1.25 acres. Two full size gates, one with driveway access, one through the grass.
Water access description:
Irrigation pond with pump, sand filters, underground piping and laterals for drip lines. Electric driven pump.
20'x40' barn second floor available for storage. Partially finished cold room.
Ford 4000 tractor with loader, tiller, brush hog available for use. Walk behind tiller, riding mowers, etc on property.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
500' of asparagus perennials planted. Was previously used for organic vegetables for 10 years.
Price for lease per acre:
Free (just pay for utilities)
Description of tenure options:
Looking for a farmer to operate the land for free for the first year, with the option for a longer term lease at low cost. Just want to keep the farm occuppied since the loss of our grandfather this January who had farmed the land. Just help pay for any electricity and regular maintenance on any equipment you use and we can discuss a long term lease if your operation is a money-making enterprise, or a free lease for a non-profit organization.
Current land zoning:
Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:
Preferred farming method:
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Any certified or non-certified organic farming is allowed.