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Property Location
Schoolhouse Road, Stuyvesant, NY
[Columbia County]
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10 acres available
5 open acres for farming
5 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Hudson and Vergennes

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

Land has not been farmed for over 50 years. Looking to make best use of mostly clayey soil. Open to raising small farm animals (poultry, rabbits, goats), bees and mushrooms cultivation as well as horticultural production with raised beds and greenhouses. Also interested in trying production of new, non-local, horticultural items like rice and sorghum, even ponds for aqua plants like lotus and water lilies as ornamentals and food.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

was part if an apple orchard in the early 1900's.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Water access
  • Electrical Access

Water access description:

drilled well

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease, Partnership, Other Tenure Agreement

Price for lease per acre:

negotiable

Description of tenure options:

LEASE: short to mid term with option to co-own. OTHER: trade land use for labor and share of harvest.

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Non-GMO

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Looking to make best use of mostly clayey soil. Open to raising small farm animals (poultry, rabbits, goats), bees and mushrooms cultivation as well as horticultural production with raised beds and greenhouses. Also interested in trying production of new, non-local, horticultural items like rice and sorghum, even ponds for aqua plants like lotus and water lilies as ornamentals and food.

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?:

Yes

Any additional information about this property:

Neighbor adjoining property has a big barn with aging farm equipment - agreement/arrangement for equipment use possible.