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Property Location
NY
[Columbia County]
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87 acres available
25 open acres for farming
50 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

canadaigua,hudson,kingsbury,knickerbocker,nassau

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

Property is in excellent shape. We compost manure and hay from the horses, sheep and goats to fertilize the gardens and to sell. In peak years we have three gardens, sell produce in our CSA, vegetable stand and to restaurants. All our heritage animals free range. Our Bourbon Red Turkey received a rave review in the NY Times. We have a pond for ducks, portable fences for poultry and many acres for pigs to free range. We have sold to local restaurants and to restaurants in New York. We sell hay and hay neighbor's fields.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

In 70's a truck vegetable farm, '80's 13 acres of wine grapes, 90's to today - hay, vegetables, poultry, animals.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

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

Water access description:

We have 4 wells and plastic piping connected to differen gardens

Barns/structures description:

We have two barns for hay equipment storage. We have work shop with all tools, metal shop with welding and forge, wood shop with planer, joiner, table saw. Barn for goats and sheep. Run in shed for horses. Pole barn for equipment storage and saw mill. 

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Hay

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry

Livestock/crops description :

We raise Boer goats for meat. Ossabaw pigs for meet. Bourbon Red turkeys, Meat and egg laying chickens of various breds. We have a "feather man" to remove poultry feathers. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Partnership

Description of tenure options:

We supply the land, barns and the equipment. The farmer maintains the equipment, buildings and land and supplies some food while profiting from his/her crops.

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Only sustainable farming

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

Yes

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Negotiable

Any additional information about this property:

The farm is historic, part of Livingston Clermont land holdings on Hudson river

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