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Property Location
Ellenville, NY
[Ulster County]
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39 acres available
3 open acres for farming
36 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Mardin - silt loam, Wellsboro clay loam, 4 other soil types in the wood lot and old pastures

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

Farm is an active organic commercial vegetable farm with a small layer poultry operation.
 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Certified organic vegetable farm for the last 22 years with small layer flock.  We raised pastured pork for 5 years. We also have about 4 acres of certified organic wild high bush blueberries that we pick.
We market at the Kingston Farmers' Market, Rondout Valley Organics online market place, and various stores.
Our family lives on the property and we do not have other available housing options.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Fencing
  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Electrical Access

Water access description:

House well supplies washing water.
All fields are irrigated by permanent overhead sprinklers using pond water.

Barns/structures description:

Barn, walk-in cooler, equipment shed attached to barn.
30x96 high tunnel for in ground growing
a second 30x96 high tunnel waiting to be erected
20x48 high tunnel with growing benches system
10x16 poultry house

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Poultry

Livestock/crops description :

Capacity to house and pasture about 60 hens. Our chickens are not certified organic.
 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options:

Looking for someone who is serious about trying their hand at farming, working with us to learn, build and hone skills related to growing and marketing. We are looking to slow down and step back over the next several years.
 

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Our farm is in Ag District 3. The farm is certified organic by NOFA-NY.
Our chickens are not certified. No issues with zoning or neighbors.

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:

Located at 1100 feet elevation. Peaceful setting, 6 miles from downtown Ellenville.