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. The property has a beautiful, historic home and outbuildings in need of complete renovation.