In the heart of Ancram lies a beautiful 200- acre organic farm known as the Thompson-Finch Farm, a Centennial Farm in operation since 1859.
Thompson-Finch Farm is a signature farm, with one of the largest and oldest organic you-pick strawberry operations in the northeast. The farm balances productivity with environmental stewardship. The management techniques utilized on the farm have protected the Roeliff-Jansen Kill, wetlands, and other important habitats from harm.
However, the future of Thompson-Finch Farm is at stake. Although the farmers have temporarily secured the property with a loan from Equity Trust, the farm is at a crucial moment when it will either be permanently protected as an agricultural
resource or sold.