Profile #742

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Location

  • Columbia County
  • East Chatham
  • New Lebanon

Acres for lease

87

Acres available for crop production

10

Property Description

Property’s current condition and current use(s)

The 87 acres are mostly comprised of new growth forest over fields that were once cultivated.  About 10 acres total (two separate areas) are currently clear.  

Farm history / past uses of the property

majority of property was farmed until early 20th century

Farm Infrastructure

Water access description

two brooks and one small pond on the property

Crops and Livestock

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

  • Apiary
  • Berries
  • Christmas Trees
  • Craft Alcohol
  • Equine
  • Field Crops
  • Flowers
  • Fruit
  • Goats
  • Grains
  • Hay
  • Hemp
  • Herbs
  • Hops
  • Horticulture
  • Mushroom
  • Orchard
  • Permaculture
  • Poultry
  • Sheep
  • Vegetable
  • Vineyard

Tenure Options

Tenure options

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

Additional Information

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

none known

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?

Maybe

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

small area of underground gas pipeline easement