Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
The 4 acres available are currently cover cropped and are organic certifiable.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
The farm was used for vegetable production in the past. It is now organic certifiable - it has been ten complete years since any applications of Certified Organic prohibited substances.
Infrastructure and equipment:
- Water access
- Electrical Access
Water access description:
Water is drawn from the bordering Esopus Creek and distributed through a channel of irrigation pipes which farmers connect into.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
All types of crops and livestock are permitted on the property such that they are grown under organic management methods. Organic management is required but certification is optional.
Description of tenure options:
Ideally seeking a long-term (30-year) lease agreement for all or part of the 50 acres available for agriculture.
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Our only restriction is the requirement of organic growing methods on the property, as it is currently certifiable organic.
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:
These acres are currently organic certifiable on the land and the entire farm is part of the Esopus Agricultural Center established in 2016.