Millbrook, NY, Dutchess County
Open Tillable Acres
Wooded (or other) Acres
Condition & Current Use
Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of the Hudson Valley, Silverbrook Manor stands as a historic farm estate with a rich history since the 1700s. Silverbrook Manor seamlessly blends the timeless charm of the past with a forward-thinking, sustainable approach to agriculture. Today, Silverbrook Manor serves as a beacon of hope and a catalyst for change, reimagining traditional farming methods while embracing innovation to pave the way for the next generation of farmers.
At the core of Silverbrook Manor's ethos lies a resolute mission to revive the agricultural heritage of bygone eras while embracing the boundless potential of modern innovation. Guided by a dedicated team of owners, artisan farmers, and land stewards, the farm breathes new life into age-old agricultural practices, with a particular focus on indigenous wisdom.
Rooted in its aspiration to become a model holistic farm, Silverbrook Manor wholeheartedly embraces education, innovation, and biodiversity restoration. Meticulous attention is given to every facet of cultivation, from plant and soil types to weather conditions, culinary and medicinal applications, nutritional significance, plant growth patterns, and the artistic finesse of the harvest. This unwavering commitment to sustainability and uncompromising quality is exemplified in the diverse range of products nurtured at Silverbrook Manor, including fresh eggs, (foraged and grown) mushrooms, medicinal plants, vegetables, flowers, spices, herbs, and wildcrafted teas.
Championing the principles of regenerative agriculture, Silverbrook Manor forges a profound symbiotic relationship with nature, drawing inspiration from the productivity and resilience observed in natural forests. Driven by a thirst for knowledge and progress, the farm pioneers innovation by continuously analyzing plant and soil types, biomass, weather conditions, culinary, medicinal, and design applications, nutritional excellence, plant growth patterns, and the artistic finesse of the harvest. Through collaboration and the fusion of traditional wisdom with cutting-edge techniques, the farm pushes the boundaries of sustainable agriculture, allowing for the exploration of new frontiers and the development of groundbreaking practices.
Silverbrook Manor's transformative journey goes beyond its tranquil acres. It aspires to create a more sustainable and equitable food system, inviting others to join in this pursuit.
Silverbrook Manor serves as a platform for the growth of innovative agricultural ventures and regenerative farmers. Send us a proposal, volunteer, or farm with us at Silverbrook Manor, where dreams can take root.
Open to proposals.
Are you willing to mentor a new or beginning farmer?
Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?
Preferred Farming Method
Additional Property Information
Please submit your proposal for consideration.
Is the Property Conserved
Current Land Zoning
Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?
Can the public be on the property as a part of the farm business?
Additional Information About This Property
Guests can visit by invitation.