Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Fromer Market Gardens was established in 2017 to be a model for small scale, high altitude “market gardening” which establishes high produce yield with low environmental impact, situated on a small parcel of land. This idyllic 12 acre parcel is adjacent to our local High School in the center of the Village of Tannersville in the High Peaks region of the Catskill Mountains.The property features a large production area, including an 8,600 square foot state-of-the-art, heated cold weather greenhouse, 20,000 square feet of outdoor farmable land, a mushroom yard, on-site harvesting/cleaning facilities, Market Farm Stand, and a two-bedroom apartment located within our historic and restored 100+ year old Barn.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
- Farmer housing
- Equipment available for sale or lease
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
Site sits on a natural spring and irrigation system is in place and functioning.
100 year old restored Barn featuring production area, events space, and 2 bedroom apartment. 8600 square foot, state of the art cold weather heated greenhouse.
Farmer housing description:
2 Bedroom updated and contemporary apartment on site.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
Currently there is no livestock except for Bee's kept on the property. Open to livestock suggestions.
Description of tenure options:
Please see attached job description! The Vision The purpose and vision of our Property is to create and enhance the character of our community in Tannersville and surrounding region by offering fresh, affordable locally grown organic produce and products. Additionally, we wish to provide education and training centering around the vital role healthy food plays in our daily lives in a beautiful and carefully managed setting. The Opportunity The Hunter Foundation, as property owners, are looking for a Farm Manager to fulfill the vision and meet the goals set forth by the local not for profit property owner.
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:
Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:
Any additional information about this property:
Please view more information here: https://hunterfoundation.org/projects/fromer-house/