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Location

  • Columbia County
  • Taghkanic

Acres for lease

15

Acres available for crop production

15

Acres available for pasture/hay

15

Property Description

Property’s current condition and current use(s)

Mostly open land that has been brush-hogged for the past several years. Good soil, near Taghkanic Creek.

There is lower and an upper field.  We live on the lower portion in an old farm house.

The property was originally a turkey farm.

We grow fruit/vegetables and flowers and are in the process of creating a willow grove for weaving.

Farm history / past uses of the property

This was a turkey farm.

 

Farm Infrastructure

Fencing description

not applicable

Water access description

Water is accessible to the lower field. 

Ideally the land would grow grass or crops that do not need irrigation.

If a farmer wanted to invest in agriculture that would require irrigation, there is a well but access would need to be discussed.

Barns/structures description

NA

Farmer housing description

NA

Equipment description

NA

Crops and Livestock

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

  • Flowers
  • Fruit
  • Grains
  • Herbs
  • Hops
  • Orchard
  • Vegetable
  • Vineyard

Livestock/crops description

Seeking a farmer who is looking for additional land to grow grains, flowers, vegetables, orchard, etc... all the crops listed above.  

 

Tenure Options

Tenure options

  • Short Lease (1-5 years)
  • Long Lease (5+ years)
  • Rolling Lease

Additional Information

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

No livestock.

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?

Maybe

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

No