Harryswood Farm

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Location

  • Columbia County
  • Canaan
  • New Lebanon

Acres for lease

12

Acres available for crop production

12

Acres available for pasture/hay

0

Sale price

$1,500,000

Property Description

Property’s current condition and current use(s)

Seek an ambitious, innovative farmer or couple highly skilled in intensive volume production of organic vegetables for local and/or NYC/Boston restaurants.  Excellent growing conditions; located on Route 22.  Have JD 1070 plus plow and harrow. Also small greenhouse. Living accomodations could be available. You bring the talent; I have the financing.Land currently used for livestock feed by neighboring farmer

Farm history / past uses of the property

Mainly used for production of corn and alfalfa for livestock feed.

Farm Infrastructure

Fencing description

no fencing at present

Water access description

Two ponds plus mountain stream

Barns/structures description

Barn measures 50x 30, 2 stories

Farmer housing description

1200 square foot log cabin on the property: cathedral ceiling and fireplace, three BR, full kitchen. Heat from wood stove and Monitor heater.

Equipment description

JD 1070 (32HP) with plow, harrow and forks.

Crops and Livestock

Types of livestock and/or crops permitted to be produced on the property

  • Apiary
  • Aquaponics/Fish
  • Berries
  • Flowers
  • Hemp
  • Herbs
  • Horticulture
  • Mushroom
  • Poultry
  • Vegetable

Livestock/crops description

Highly flexible on type of farming but activities must qualify for the agricultural exemption. 

Tenure Options

Tenure options

  • Long Lease (5+ years)
  • Rolling Lease
  • Lease to Own
  • Sale/Purchase

Additional Information

Restrictions on agricultural activities permitted on the property under the town's zoning code or other land use laws

None. Located in an agricultural district

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

No

Are you willing to have the public on the property for a CSA, farm market or related agricultural activity?

Maybe

Other potential constraints on agricultural activities (property constraints, concerns from neighbors, etc.)

None

Any additional information about this property

No formal certifications but land has always been farmed and fertilized using organic techniques