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Property Location
7 CUNNINGHAM HILL RD, CANAAN, NY
[Columbia County]
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28 acres available
6 open acres for farming
16 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

blasdell, stockbridge, lanesboro

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

Farm was certified organic up until 2021 by NOFA NY. Is not certified this year, but the farmer could pay the fees to have it recertified. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

See above.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Equipment available for sale or lease
  • Electrical Access

Water access description:

Two water sources available, one from a spring-fed pond, the other from a 1500 gal spring-fed drywell.

Barns/structures description:

26x100' high tunnel (water and electricity available) and small 12x16' hoop house. Some tool/equip storage available in a small barn.

Equipment description:

1954 Ford NAA 32 hp tractor, multiple implements (chisel plow, disc harrow, cultivator, 5' bush hog, rear scoop, sprayer), 8 HP rototiller, multiple hand tools, 2 water pumps for irrigation, irrigation lines, many propagation trays, heated mats, tables, backpack sprayers.  Everything needed to grow veg, herbs or flowers.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

A good amount of land for pastured animals, some open, some wooded.  No fencing, barns, or other structures to house animals.  You would need to provide your own coops, hutches, etc.  Water sources available for animals.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Price for lease per acre:

TBD

Description of tenure options:

Looking to lease land for 2021. 

Additional Information

Conservation status:

No

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

I farmed organically, uncertified, for 9 years, then certified organic in 2019.  Organic certification not necessary, but I prefer organic methods, as I live on the property.

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?:

Negotiable

Any additional information about this property:

Great soil, great ph for growing just about anything.  I have recent soil maps and tests from 2019.