Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Organic, not used in 32 years, very old, narrow tie stall, tons of water, brush hogged, cleared, tilled and replanted 1/2 of the tillable last year. Open to many different agricultural enterprises...
Farm history / past uses of the property:
Dormant since 1992, previously small dairy for about 85 years
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
- Electrical Access
Older - some needs updating/ replacing, just dropped 6-7 locust trees that can be used - NCRD will happily oblige ONCE animals are here!
Water access description:
Tons of natural springs, 2 ponds, again, NCRS (soil and water) have been contacted and they are eager to assist.
1860's main barn, empty milk house (I have access to everything needed to put back in including a 650 gallon bulk tank), a very narrow 32 stall tie stall with cleaner - concrete in good condition - overall could use updating/ expansion! Could be used for any number of possibilities - hay mows, chicken coop and more...
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
I've grown hemp here for 1 season, no pesticides allowed, must remain organic, enough land for a small dairy - I have access to additional acreage for haying. Conversing with a neighbor for anothr 100-200 acres tillable.
Price for lease per acre:
Description of tenure options:
Open REALLY want something happening here - a few hundred raspberry bushes, an old orchard, a newer planting of apples and grapes - we had some honey bees last year that should be returning soon! There is a duplex next to the barn, 1 side is 2 bedroom, the other side 3 bedroom both currently rented with seperate utilities.
Current land zoning:
Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:
Preferred farming method:
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Must keep the land certified organic per Finger Lakes Land Trust easement.
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:
Life changes neccesitate some form of partnership to properly continue excellent stewardship of this property.