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Property Location
523 lime Kiln Rd, West Coxsackie, NY
[Greene County]
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414 acres available
100 open acres for farming
300 wooded acres / other

Property Description

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

VERY diversified.  i am a cheese maker with licensed creamery -store on site.  14 dairy cows, 90 dairy goats, 85 sheep (lambing now) big flock of chickens.  have started logging a few trees.  Big shale on property, huge room for potential.  the farm is beautiful and we keep it clean. driving in the driveway, the farm presents itself very nicely.  all the foundation is in place for good marketing.

 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

established in the late 1700s.  past owners farmed with horses.  The property was bought in 84 by an artist and allowed to go natural... We bought in 2014 and in process of reclaiming some natural.  animals had not been on the property since the mid 70s.  

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Fencing description:

Some fencing in place.  more needed.  I take my sheep and goats out daily, very nomadic but time consuming

Water access description:

several creeks running thru pastures, good well.

Barns/structures description:

10 barns in various states of condition.  the farm is new to me 4 years ago and we are restructing one by one.

 

Farmer housing description:

cabin on property electric and heat, water.  Nice.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Livestock/crops description :

Described above

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, Partnership

Description of tenure options:

ideally looking for someone that is looking for partnership.  I had a very strong happy team and...they got pregnant. which we are thrilled about but they are italian so moved home...here I am with 400 acres haha!  We haver established markets, live in a very farmy, farm friendly neighborhoor and all the neighbors are rooting for us and encouraging and supporting.  We are open to types of collaboration.  leasing some land, partnering in current projects, partnering in new projects.

 

 

 

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferred farming method:

Biodynamic

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

very much a firm believer in take care of the land/animals and they will take care of you.  Would prefer like minded.

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