Red Hook Farm

Red Hook, NY, Dutchess County

For Lease
Updated

Acres Available

1

Open Tillable Acres

1

Wooded (or other) Acres

0

Infrastructure

  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access
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Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops
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Livestock Permitted

  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
  • No Livestock
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Condition & Current Use

Small Organic veg farm 20+ years in upper Red Hook.  Will lease as individual veg plots for personal gardens April -Nov 2024, or the entire field to an experienced farmer. Field is about 100'x400', (about 50 tillable rows, (3'x100' beds), fenced. Water is pumped up from a spring pond with a gasoline pump. Coldframe is available for lease if needed.

 

Soil Types

Folded shale and silty clay, with lots of organic biomas incorporated into raised beds over several years.

Farm History & Past Use

Veg row crops 23 years

Tenure Options

Tenure Options

For Lease

Either small veg plots for families, or 1 acre, 1 hoop house, use of water source, for organic veg uses. Available April-Nov 2024.

Price for Lease Per Acre

Negotiable

Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?

Negotiable

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

No

Production Preferences

Livestock / Crops Description

Veg, flowers, herbs

Crops Permitted

  • black outline of a carrot Vegetables
  • black outline of a flower Flowers or Ornamentals
  • black outline of a wheat germ Grains
  • black outline other crops icon Other Crops

Livestock Permitted

  • Black outline of a chicken Poultry
  • No Livestock

Preferred Farming Method

Organic (not certified) Other

Farm Infrastructure

  • Black outline of a fence Fencing
  • Black outline of a water drop Water access

Fencing

8 ft high deer fencing

Water Access

Spring pond, need gasoline pump, has existing underground pipe to fields.

Additional Property Information

Organic practices only. No plastic weed barrier or metal spike fasteners. All plots must be restored to original state by Nov. When making plans, just communicate your ideas with farm owner first.

Is the Property Conserved

No

Current Land Zoning

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?

Yes

Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?

No

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