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Location

  • Other County
  • Other Town

Acres for lease

12

Acres available for crop production

12

Acres available for pasture/hay

8

Property Description

Property’s current condition and current use(s)

We'd love to lease out our hayfield in CT. Has not been hayed in over ten years, and remains organic.

Also looking for purchasable farmland in Duchess or Columbia Counties, to in turn lease out to organic crop farmers. Wishlist includes house for said farmers to live in.

Farm history / past uses of the property

Hay and corn and livestock

Farm Infrastructure

Fencing description

(in CT) Stone walls and gates

Water access description

(in CT) Pond at low spot. 

Barns/structures description

(In CT)

Hay barn for storage. 

Possible storage for equipment.

Possible area with water for preparation etc.

Farmer housing description

(In CT) None

Equipment description

(In CT) Very old haying equipment, not in good shape.

Crops and Livestock

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

  • Hops
  • Hay
  • Flowers
  • Field Crops
  • Craft Alcohol
  • Draft Animal
  • Herbs
  • Horticulture
  • Vegetable

Tenure Options

Tenure options

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

Additional Information

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?

No

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

(In CT) Difficult to keep animals other than horses given low walls.

Any additional information about this property

Would love to keep organic