Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Fields are being hayed. Partial fencing.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
Farmable fields used as hayfields for past 40 year. No chemicals fertilizers or pesticides. There are logging roads throughout the wooded portion of the property, which contains a dormant slate mine. Wooded acres have been logged selectively over the years and used for maple syrup production. There are beautiful stone walls separating the pastures.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
Well, beaver ponds and stream
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
Anything except corn.
Description of tenure options:
Minimum 5 year lease or sale.
Lease with option to purchase also available.
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
No inorganic pesticides, fertilizers to be used. Regenerative farming practices preferred but not required.
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:
Farm is located on NY/Vermont border directly opposite an artisanal cheesemaker's operation. Town also has local maple syrup and honey producers and apple orchards. Fantastic views of Vermont from upper fields. Great spot for future home site or "glamping" tents. The property has a beautiful, historic home and outbuildings in need of complete renovation.