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Property Location
NY
[Columbia County]
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81 acres available
40 open acres for farming
30 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Prime soil, loamy

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

The property is presently being cleaned up.  We are new owners but know the history of the land since we live in the town.  The previous farmers have grown their crops using organic methods for 35 years.  We grow flowers and specialty crops and will be expanding to include fruit trees, berries and other ornamentals.  We are home to Ardith Mae Farmstead Goat Cheese and their herd.  

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The Landing was formerly the home of Monkshood Nursery and years ago Little Seed.  Before this it was a flower farm and for many years a dairy run by The Hummel Family. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Fencing
  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Electrical Access

Water access description:

Well water, cistern and looking to dig an irrigation pond.

Barns/structures description:

Large Dairy (rented), Old Hay Barn (lower level available with a wash room attached and cooler).  There is also a shop on the farm and an apartment where our property manager lives.  We have 5 greenhouses, 3 which need to be improved/repaired.  

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Hay

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Pigs, Poultry

Livestock/crops description :

We have room for a small herd of cattle, possibly dairy if the infrastructure can support this.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Description of tenure options:

With the right enterprise, we welcome a long term lease.

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

We will need to investigate further.

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:

The land has been in agricultural use since the 1760s.  We have an old cistern on the property built around 1890.  We are proud to be part of The Columbia Land Conservancy.