Pulaski, NY, Oswego County
Open Tillable Acres
Wooded (or other) Acres
Condition & Current Use
With 40 years of local organic produce farming experience — 32 years NOFA certified organic produce — Grindstone Farm, a well-known leader in organic produce for Syracuse, Watertown NY, CNY and Northern New York, has been farming high-quality organic fruits and vegetables, and we provide local delivery. We are growers and serve as a link between you and other organic farms to offer fresh, natural dairy, meats (pasture-raised organic and GMO-free), organic dried fruits, nuts, honey, maple syrup, juices, and a wide variety of pantry items. We provide home delivery, group site delivery, and on-farm pick-up all year round. We also host a local on-farm market each Friday weekly throughout the year.
Farm History & Past Use
History and more information listed on our website www.Grindstonefarm.com.
Farm owner seeks experienced responsible organic grower to lighten his load by assuming production, marketing and labor management responsibilities. Options are available, share cropping, leasing, purchase as well as other transactional opportunities.
Preferably long term with option to purchase.
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?
Livestock / Crops Description
A variety of livestock has been pasture-raised at Grindstone over the years—chickens, guinea keets, geese, pigs, turkeys—but in the last 25 years we have focused on turkeys and pigs
Preferred Farming Method
Four tractors varying in horsepower from 100 to 25, all miscellaneous equipment accumulated over the past 40 years is available, including potato and specific small scale vegetable equipment. Major vegetable production areas are covered by overhead and drip irrigation. One acre high tunnel, 6 bays 330 feet long available for intensive vegetable production. Walk in cooler, insulated and cooled storage trailers maintain crops post harvest. Delivery vans, trucks and farm vehicles resident on property.
all equipment is available not new but in working condition.
one acre (6 bays 350 feet long) of Haygrove high tunnels
Coolers and vehicles
A variety of livestock has been pasture-raised at Grindstone over the years—chickens, guinea keets, geese, pigs, turkeys—but in more recent years, we have focused on turkeys and pigs with appropriate fencing to protect from predators.
North branch of Grindstone Creek flows through the property. The farm is also home to a seven acre spring fed pond, the tributaries of which supply irrigation water for crops even during the driest years. We have solid set irrigation to cover approximately 12 acres.
Barns for Equipment/Storage
There are a number of small barns and structures on the property that serve tool and equipment storage, grading, packing, truck loading, produce sales and office.
A 14 x 65 mobile home with tip out on municipal water containing 3 bedrooms, 2 baths is available for the appropriate farm manager candidate. We also have a selection of campers/ off-grid housing available.
3 bed 2 bath mobile home available.
Additional Property Information
Looking for a candidate eperienced with CSA, direct marketing with some wholesale. We are zoned for agriculture and enjoy the benefits of that designation.
Is the Property Conserved
Current Land Zoning
Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?
Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?
Additional Information About This Property
Farm and business are still operating on a year round basis. Grindstone is located just 1/2 mile east of Interstate 81, situated halfway between Syracuse and Watertown and 4 miles from Lake Ontario. The town of Pulaski is just 4 miles north and provides a variety of shopping, dining and recreational opportunities.