100 acres of dairy quality perennial pastures. Perimeter fenced with high tensile electric. Improved cattle laneways. 3 drilled wells. 1 spring development. Buried water lines to all fields, many with frost-free water hydrants.
Lifelong dairy mentor with 30 years grazing experience cultivating new grass-based dairy farmers and dairy businesses by providing practical training and complementary academic education through a nationally accredited apprenticeship program.
Dairy career path opportunity. See www.dga-national.org for more information. Graduating apprentices earn Journey Dairy Grazier status, which aids in securing farm loans. Paid work/learning for those with dairy experience only.
Tie stall barn with 2 pipelines for milking 70 cows. Heifer barn. Three ponds. Housing subject to availability.
Pastures under managed grazing and certified organic over 15 years. Active dairy in same family for many generations.
Seeking farmer to grow fruit, vegetables and/or flowers.
Agricultural assesment not required.
Farm stand will be available for onsite sales.
Land has been used to grow hay, sweet corn and vegetables.
7 tillable acres, mostly flat.
Open to ideas: CSA, mixed vegetable production, fruit production, etc.
Fallow for several decades, brushhogged twice annually. Property was part of a fruit and dairy farm from 1850-1960.
Private protected land with prime soils.
Open to ideas, including: diverse crop production, fruit orchard, CSA, small livestock or hay.
Land to lease is mostly fenced grazing land with possibility of leasing neighboring lands for a total of 100+ contiguous acres.
Have been farming the land themselves, want to phase out of active management. Open to grazing, haying, or crops. Prefer organic.
Currently has cows, sheep, pigs, geese and turkeys.
Have farmed land for past 10 yrs
15-acres of excellent agricultural soils offered for lease with farmer housing.
Standard lease on house; flexible, open to ideas on land: CSA, vegetable, livestock, etc.
Water available from existing well or by digging farm pond. House has an outbuilding with water, electricity and cold storage which could also work as farm store. Other barns/outbuildings available with some needed adaptation & repair.
Former dairy farm, recently used for pasturing livestock and hay fields.
Mostly wooded 100-acre property in Dutchess County with 10-14 acres open for farming.
Interested in leasing 10-14 acres for crops/hay, produce, livestock and/or a diversified farm operation.
Land was used for dairy farm many years ago. More recently, it has been used to grow hay.
Seeking a farmer to cultivate 1-10 acres of land with vegetable, fruit, flowers, and/or small livestock operation on land, and is willing to accommodate visitors as part of an agritourism business.
Property will be used to educate farm-stay visitors about local agriculture.
Water service to be installed Spring 2017.
Land has been fallow for past 14 years. Prior to that time, it was probably used for crops and/or hay.
Sunset Hill Farm was a 200 acre, family owned farm from 1840 to 1920. Since then the land has been divided and sold off, leaving 6 acres for farming.
Would like to lease land to a vegetable, fruit, and/ore small livestock operation. Ability of farmer to provide agricultural assessment not neccesary.
Long history of various types of farming. Most recently, land has been for sheep farming (~1984-2014).
30 acre parcel, mixed wood and open fields.
Interested in finding a medicial herb, mushroom and/or small, diversified operation (vegetables, small livestock, etc.)
Lease may potentially include rental of winterized studio cabin on property.
Formerly used for hay production. Fields recently cleared of overgrowth.
Lease includes: house, equipment, barn, greenhouse, etc.
Currently cultivates about 1 acre of vegetables with goats, pigs and about 200 layer and meat chickens.
Farm has been in use for vegetables and animal cultivation with no artificial fertilizers or chemicals without interruption since 2006.
Interested in leasing land for crop/hay production, vegetables, fruits or flowers. Open to various ideas, including a CSA and mixed/diversified operations.
Potentially interested in leasing land to someone who can maintain the garden and grounds.
Horse farm for 25 years before being used for growing hay (no chemicals).
6-acre parcel in Valatie with good soils.
Interested in leasing to a small or large animal operation (horses, cows, sheep, pigs).
There are 2 barns, 2 run in sheds, and 8 paddocks.
This land has recently been operated as an alpaca farm.
Farm is a ready to farm, organic farm with all the state of the art equipment and accessories to run a successful farm business including a Mobile Farmstand on the well travelled road within minutes of Warren St., Hudson, a foodie destination.
12 acres have been prepared for farming with 80 tons of composted manure. 20 tons additional manure is available for future use over an acre of insect mesh cover. Highly fertile soil, hardly any stones.
Currently applying for organic certification. Seeking an organic vegetable farm operation. Open to ideas: vegetables, fruit, flowers, Community Supoprted Agriculture. Possible house rental. Possible restaurant/store rental. Website: claverackcreekfarm.com
7 acres of mesh fencing (8' high), 2 acres of electric wire fence. Extensive underground irrigation system and 4 ft diameter wheel field sprinkler. Stone barn, shed, cool bot, portable farm stand, 3 greenhouses. Tractor, harvester, tiller, start planter.
Hayed for 100 years. Organic vegetables for the last 4 years. 30 open flood plain fields and wooded acres along Claverack Creek and 12 open for farming with hoosick soil type, including NYS Treasure Land, note there are only 12 acres prepared for farming.
Interested in leasing land for barley or hop farming. Open to various ideas including an orchard.
Fields are south facing. Ability to provide an agricultural assessment through farm operation is preferable.
Large trailor for use if needed
This land has been hayed for the past 20 years
Fields have been rented to several farmers over the years. Would consider a sale of the entire property. Woodland has been qualified for 480a tax reduction forest management program.
Highly flexible on type of farming but activities must qualify for the agricultural exemption either on their own or as part of a larger operation (which is now the case).
4 fields of varying size have been producing corn, alfalfa, timothy, squash, pumpkins over the years.
Farmed since early 1800s. Dairy farm until 1970s-1980s.
Interested in leasing to crop/hay, vegetable or livestock farmer.
Open to discussions about potential farm operations on leased land. Ability to provide an agricultural tax exemption is an important consideration.
Water source is a spring and creek. Fencing exists on some fields that had been used for grazing cattle. Availability of barns to be determined.
Prior owner rented fields to grow hay and feed corn until early 1990s. Current owner has rented fields to farmers since early 1990s for hay and grazing cattle. No herbicides or pesticides have been applied to land since early 1990s or earlier.
Woods and tilled field, apple trees, adjacent to the Green River.
Land would work well for orchard and vegetable farm. Good farming community in area. Livestock would work well, with tiny house or camper on land.
Lease or sell land to beginning farmer.
One usable building 30 x 15
Vacant for many years. Used to be a potato farm, river bottom soil on bank of green river. Many apple trees on property. Two fields already tilled, more available. Water hole filled by spring. Well on property.
Open to a variety of farming ideas.
Interested in finding a farmer for vegetable/fruit crops, CSA operation, hay, livestock or orchard.
No crops have been grown on this property since before 1980
Seeking a farmer who can provide an agricultural assessment. Willing to consider hay, diversified crops, or small ivestock operations
Interested in vegetable, fruit, flower or small animal production. Open to creative ideas, including woodland management, mushroom growing or fruit orchard.
Farm has a cold storage unit and kitchen in barn that could be converted to commericial-use for added value products.
The landowner has been using the land to raise pastured chickens, pigs and fruit with non-certified orangic practices for the past 15 years.
35 acres of fields. Most are leased to an organic hay farmer. 5-10 acres are available for fruit and/or vegetable production.
Hopes to lease 5-10 acres of land for fruit/ fruit production, an orchard or small animals.
Committed to restore the property to a workng farm. Willing to invest in the land including installation of additional barns, improved fencing and perhaps purchasing a tractor. Hoping to find a good match to help develop a plan.
Would be interested in growing hay, diversified vegetables/fruits/flowers, CSA, small animals, large animals or orchards.
Former site of Standford Grange. Mostly hayfields. Some other crops were grown in upper field 20 years ago and there has been livestock kept in various portions of the land.
The Chester Agricultural Center is looking for additional farmers. The land consists of 200 acres of extremely fertile 'Black Dirt.'
CAC requires organic practices from all leasing farms, although certification is not required. Farmers may lease up to 20 acres.
Also available for lease: storage barns, shared large walk-in regrigerator, shared propagation greenhouse.
CAC is owned by a group of social investors, and leased to farmers at an affordable rate. The farmers and investors are in regular communication.
Farmed since beginning of 20th century. Recently used for conventional agriculture. Ideally suited for diversified vegetables.
Open to ideas for how to farm the land
Working with neighbors to secure road access to fields
Would like to lease farmland for a small-scale, organic Hay, Orchard, or Vegetable operation. Possibly run as a CSA.
Landowners have contacts in NYC that could become customers for farm products.
Land has been used as a horse farm for the past 40 years.
Dig Inn Seasonal Market is a NYC based restaurant group built on a farm-driven supply chain and culinary excellence. They hope to train farmers and chefs, perform research and development, and model sustainable prinicples.
Bought old farmland for personal use and would like to see it replanted. Preferred vegetable or fruit growers, but open to small livestock (goats and chickens).
Would ultimately like to have a CSA operate on land that owners could be members of and participate in as a learning experience. Also open to brewers and distillers.
Tillable and supporting ag land. Easy access for trucks and equipment--wide driveway. Great visibility on Rte 22, Ten Mile River frontage.
Open to ideas--crops/hay, vegetables/fruits/flowers, CSA, diversified, small or large animals
Farm to be certified organic in 2016. All farmers must follow organic farming requirements.
9 water wells, several sheds and buildings. Great field access, grass farm lanes mowed weekly. Heavy equipment, tractor, ag tools available for custom work.
Used for corn, soybean, rye. No chemicals in 3 years. 9 water wells available.
Open west facing sloped field, formerly a meadow, disced plowed and sown with rye in Oct 2015
Leasing land to an existing farmer to qualify for tax exemption. Interested in growing Crops/Hay, Vegetable/Fruit/Flowers, CSA
Must be organic and non-GMO farming methods/crops
Currently Vineyard and Farm-Winery. Would like to explore greenhouse/ indoor operations growing herbs and roots, interested in growing flowers for existing bridal market; lavender, sunflower, wildflowers and potentially hops.
Landowner has been a grape grower since 2011. Old dairy barns on site, former dairy farmer for 50 previous years. Sufficient barn, water and equipment access. Interested in Apiary and using sustainable practices.
Situated on 40 ac E of Albany. 20 ac plantable. 40x80 basement for growing herbs, hemp, Mushrooms, roots year round. Extra barn space for drying/cultivating. Commercial Kitchen on site for production of retail goods. Open to yurts on property for living.
10-ac paddock, hayland and horse grazing
Open to ideas--crops/hay, vegetables, fruits, small or large animals, other
Owner currently runs small private horse training and boarding stable with paddock space, gardens, small fenced orchard and fully furnished 2 BR cottage for rent.
Running shed, access to water and electric
200 yrs ago and until the 1950s was dairy farm. Cows allowed to go down to creek to water and land to graze
Mostly wooded, small clearing.
Recent Standardbred horse farm
Landowner hopes to tranistion farm to sustainable crop production: fruit, vegetable, possibly wheat production.
Long-term goals include potentially using crops from farm to supply bakery in NYC.
Open to ideas based on the specifics of the land and what might work best.
Horse breeding farm for 20-30 years, before that was a dairy.
30-40 acres rolling hills and meadows, small pond. Remainder of property is wooded.
Barn needs some restoration, much of fencing needs to be replaced if being used to keep animals. Power and water available.
Originally used as pasture for cows. Horse ranch in 1980s, house and barn built and fencing installed. Later become bird sanctuary. Currently residential.
Several open fields, woods, streams.
Seeking farmers who will raise chickens, goats, sheep and/or other small animals, ideally with a rotational grazing plan.
Farmhouse is 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. There are two barns: one former dairy barn for cows that could house multiple goat and sheep, the second needs rehab work.
2 houses, barn, running stream. Currently, there is no fencing on property.
Currently hayed. In the past, land has been used to grow grapes and raise chickens and horses.
30-ac vegetable-alpaca-dairy farm
Seeking farm manager. Farm supplies produce to friends, neighbors, and restaurants in NYC area. Farm manager job: 35-40 hrs/week, must be available for the entire season with 2 wks paid vacation.
Will execute on all fronts including weeding, planting to harvest, animal care, property caretaking--may include tractor work, project management and crew leadership. Committed to organic practices. Compensation negotiable.
Includes on-farm housing. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, seeking position to start Nov 1 2015.
Founded in 2014, PRANA Farms is in its second year of production. Grew 2 ac vegetables last year, and have plans to expand to 10 ac orchard. Livestock including dairy, goats, rabbits, chickens, honey bees, and (coming soon) alpacas.
Open to ideas. Have owned land for 10 yrs.
Vacant since 2003, possibly before then
Open land, recently constructed barn and other infrastructure
Certified by Demeter as biodynamic farm, Triform manages 28-cow dairy operation. Seeking farmer to manage vegetable, herb and flower aspect. Flexible and open to arrangements.
Planning to sell produce at the farm and possibly a CSA program.
Recently constructed farm store and several greenhoues already in place.
Mostly dairy with associated hay and grazing for past 25+ years.
Open fields and woods, old arbor
Open to ideas, possibly mixed/diversified operation, orchard, or other ideas. Berries or grapes might be good options.
Open to partnership or lease.
Pond, barn, unused greenhouse
At one point was used to grow vegetables
Mostly open land, pastures
Horses, open to other farm uses. No cattle.
Landowner willing to contribute investment in farm operation, open to partnership arrangement
6 stable horse barn with living quarters potentially available soon
Dairy, then horse farm. Currently has Christmas trees, a small orchard, hay and and pastures
Working maple syrup production and Christmas tree production farm with direct marketing.
Seeking farmer to take over business
For sale by owner to farmer
38 years as a maple operation and 25 years as a Christmas tree operation
Slightly hilly, prime vegetable soils
Permaculture non-profit 501(c)3. Seeking visionaries as member partners to develop 2 acres following permaculture principles.
Seeking members to become certified permaculture practitioners, to farm, learn, and teach courses on-site.
Mostly pasture, some woods and two creeks
Hope to have land be partially self operated for veggies, orchard and bees (2-3 ac), the rest for modest crop sharing to professional farmer for rotational multi-species grazing, grass-finished cattle, and small ruminants (meat and dairy)
Also interested in hogs and chickens. Aspiring to be a "full diet" sustainable farm directed to high end small-scale artisan food production.
Formerly a self-sustaining one-person dairy operation with several cows. Soil is high quality.
Grass fed beef cattle. Stalls also available for horses.
Available after May 1, 2015
Previous owner raised beef cattle and horses
Ideal for sheep or cattle
Used to have cattle, currently overgrown pasture
Possibly small animalls, open to ideas
Owner farmed approx 20 yrs ago, former vineyard.
Pasture and wooded land, scenic hills, protected with CLC conservation easement
Open to a variety of arrangements and situations ranging from basic lease to landowner providing animals, labor and marketing assistance
Property may be best suited for livestock.
Land has most recently been used for diversified livestock. Property has been organically grazed for the past 20 years.
Has been in corn for past 4 years
Prime vegetable soils, barns
Would like to support someone who would raise organic vegetables, fruits, or flowers.
Ideally would like a CSA, but not required. Not open to projects involving animals.
House built in late 1800s, likely farmed but new owner doesn't have history
Open land with woodlands, currently being hayed
Would like to see land in production, open to ideas
Mostly open land, 3.5 ac fenced
Small animals--goats, sheep
Small stall at the back of barn where animals could find shelter and water supply.
Prior owner had miniature ponies.
Ready for organic farming.
Open to ideas, and a motivated individual or group with good experience and a solid plan.
Was family subsistence farm.
Hasn't been farmed in over 10 yrs. Raised dairy replacements, sheep, pigs, chickens and grew vegetables when subsistence farm. Was used by local farmers for corn and hay many years ago.
Seeking experienced farmer to lease orchard
Has rented land for past 4 years
Fruit farm for more than sixty years. Presently there are ten existing orchards with a wide variety of fruit including apples, cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots, and pears.
Existing organic farm operation
Organic, permaculture and community building
Seeking farmer(s) to work with existing farm operation. Good opportunity to gain/share experiences operating an organic farm and to collaborate with current owners.
Cold frame, livestock, apiary, woodland, river
Family-owned since 1970s, mostly hay, corn and timber. Since 2009 has been organic vegetables, mushrooms, chickens, pigs, rabbits, eggs, ducks, geese, bees, cut flowers, CSA, farmers market, local restaurants, farm dinners, natural building
Hoping to purchase land to use for urban summer camp youth and parents as well as community gardeners and social environmental justice artists.
Would like find an existing farm with an active farmer, willing to sell portion of land and to work cooperatively with an eventual cluster of 9 family co-housing groups, bringing urban sumer camp youth.
Interested in biodynamic, permaculture, cob houses.
Horse farm, mostly used for broodmares and young horses, and a smaller farm that generally houses horses in training. Space for additional farming such as vegetable production if desired.
Looking to develop a farming partnership with the initial goal of helping a new farmer get off the ground. Farm currently supports a small horse breeding and training operation that would continue to operate side-by-side with partner's farming operation.
The long-term goal is that the new farmer would become successful enough to take over ownership of the farm and expand his/her operation.
Two properties. First: 9-ac w house, indoor arena, horse barns, horse fields. Second: 18 acres w horse barn, hay barn, large fields w run-in sheds.
2.5 old concord grape vineyard, full sun
Interested in implementing biodynamic practices.
Full sun, well drained soil.
Grape vineyard until the 1950s.
Flowers or a vineyard, but open to ideas. Would like land to be well used, ideally organic.
Diversifed approach would be good. Prefers no cows.
Land was used by previous owner for hay. Used to be part of a large dairy farm, once had 2,000+ chickens and pigs.
Combination of woods and fields.
Seeking farmer to lease land for vegetable and/or grain production. Would prefer sustainable/organic practices and good land stewardship.
Ability to provide agricultural assessment is important.
Has rented to farmer for feed corn for past 5 yrs. Farmer adjusted herbicide in 2014 to plant alfalfa in 2015. Land is currently fallow, can be certified organic in 2 years.
Open land, certified organic. 28 ac vegetables, 2 ac fruit.
Focus on vegetable and fruit farming, possibly nursery or seed production. Some livestock to compliment the overall operation might work. Organic or biodynamic practices only.
Farm has 200-family CSA, small farmstand on farm, particiaptes in 4 regional markets, and has a small but active wholesale program. Landowner can be a resource/mentor/employee/etc.
Farm leases an additional 25+ acres nearby
Property has been in hay and vegetables since 1965, before that was an apple orchard. Current landowners removed orchard in 1995 and converted land to vegetable ground, eventually making full conversion to certified organic
Fields were seeded, fertilized for Timothy. Fields have great access.
40 ac was leased to farmer for Timothy hay. Was originally pastureland, now has an excellent hay crop.
Open to ideas--vegetables, small animals, other
Was previously a horse farm
Primarily interested in permaculture/biodynamic farming
Currently leasing pasture to neighbor for hay. Has been hayed for past 15 or so years, uncertain of history before that--likely grazing.
Approx 30 ac tillable/for grazing
Would like to see cattle, pigs, and/or sheep. Open to other types of agriculture.
Barn and chicken coop have electricty and water
Recently have had cattle, pigs, meat chickens and a turkey. Formerly a dairy farm
One of the county's largest producers of lamb, also has 5 ac in fruit/vegetable production cultivation
Vegetables, fruits, flowers, CSA, orchard. Excellent opportunity for young farmer eager to build his/her own long-term farming career. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and references (email address available upon request to CLC)
Enjoy providing land as a platform and support for young farmers pursuing their passion. Growing list of restaurant, farm market, and CSA customers. Financial terms flexible, preferably would include profit sharing.
Attractive one bedroom apartment available on premises
Historic farm dating to 1790. Currently leased to livestock farmer, has been leasing farm for 17 years. In last 2 seasons have established relationships with young farmers for vegetables/fruits and cut flowers.
Open land and woodlands, mostly flat. Wappingers Creek runs through property.
Open to ideas, property may be well suited to crops or possibly grazing
Has been kept open by mowing and brush hogging.
2.6 ac available for immediate cultivation, additional 2 ac mixed forest
Open to cooperative ideas.
Idea might be to open the barn and property to local artisans to sell goods once a month.
Limited housing. 3 story barn, hoop house.
Landowner has been farming sine 1985, and helped her grandparents farm it 1970-1980. Family has grown vegetables, and has had goats and 300+ chickens. Has grown flowers since 1937 for wholesale cut flower market, and u-pick.
Open to ideas (crops/hay, vegetables, small animals)
Was previously an apple orchard
Small field on Roeliff Jansen Kill
Open to various ideas. Crops, vegetables, CSA, orchard or other.
Open to ideas, would like to make land available for farming to keep it open and in production.
Vacant home on property available for rent.
Has been kept open, used to have a horse barn and was an active horse operation. Has also been used as a personal vegetable farm.
Horse farm, open with small wooded areas
Interested in farmer to take over existing horse operation and/or farm diversification
Perfect for horse boarding, breeding and sales. Large indoor arena, and much land for vegetable and other crops and orchards.
Currently a horse farm and diversified farming operation.
Bottomland with 4-5 ac upland
Seeking farmer to grow vegetables, fruits, flowers, or a possible CSA
40 ac open land and mowed, remainder managed forest
Seeking a farmer to start a vegetable, flower or specialty crop on land ranging from several acres to 40.
Open to a variety of lease arrangements. Christmas tree operation could become part of overall operation run by farm manager.
Have most farm equipment, could provide some startup capital and assistance. Potential for housing though owners may need to access several rooms occasionally. Parking area for 50 acres, could serve a farmstand. Irrigation piping available.
Has been a Christmas Tree farm since 1962, before that was a small dairy. Christmas tree farm has extensive customer base who might support a vegetable, flower or CSA operation--high agritourism potential.
Open paddocks, some woods
Would like to see property used in resonsible fashion, for livestock or gardening
Was a former horse farm with 5 paddocks, 12-stall horse barn and several turn-out sheds
100-240 ac "black dirt", open ground
Newly formed Chester Agricultural Center is seeking experienced farmers who use organic or biodynamic management practices to farm a total ot 100-240 ac of "black dirt" in Chester. Prime land will be leased affordably and long-term.
Farm operations may be individual or collective. Lessee will be able to build equity as business owners, LLC owner-members and perhaps homeowners.
Shared infrastructure, equipment, arrangements will be established by farmers and project managers together. Housing available for rental and purchase nearby, perhaps some as part of Center.
See http://www.nefarmaccess.com/nefa_project_chester_agricultural_center.html for more information
Currently 60 acres are being hayed
Overgrown land--fields and shrubs
Open to ideas for farming on land--goats or other types of grazing might work well.
Portion of the land is in a forestry program.
Was historically a farm, hasn't been farmed in a number of years.
Open land and fields. Adjacent to Ten Mile Creek and a preserved property. Near highway for easy access.
Would like to have eco-friendly, organic, clean food operation. Flexible--open to ideas (crops, vegetables, fruits, flowers, CSA, other?)
Property has own water resource and two wells.
Possible use of barn and old house on property.
Open to suggestions. Crops, vegetables, mixed/diversified and small animals a possibility.
There are 12+ contiguous acres that are currently on the market for resale.
Shed is available for use
Land was formerly utilized as a dairy farm but is overgrown.
Open rolling field available, large woodlot
Open to suggestions. Seeking organic, sustainable farming.
Hoping to find farmer for 2014 growing season.
Has been brush hogged for the past several years. Last known farm use was for corn in 1953.
Much of the land is wooded or a bog, 1.5 ac cleared from past farm use
Interested in permaculture, biodynamic farming, organic farming, mushrooms/mycology
Woodland area is rich in fungi, would love to work with a mycologist. Small rental house on property, would like guests to experience farming first-hand. Willing to lease rent-free to the right farmer.
Partial fencing, needs to be restored
Past farm use, possibly grazing meadow for sheep. Currently is grass.
Mosly wooded, several acres open
Farm was recently inherited, hope to make available to farmers. Possibly good situation for silvopasture.
Open to ideas and suggestions.
2 BR house and barn available for use.
Has not been farmed in a number of years
On Hudson River, heavy clay loam. Stream runs through property. Floodplain restoration planned.
Seeking organic farmer, interested in no-till and other approaches to build soil health.
One field and slopes planted in ornamental trees.
Has rented to farmers for mowing, tilling, etc.
Approx 10 ac old field/rough pasture. .5 ac bottomland, and 25'x40' organically cultivated for vegetables
Herbs, small fruits (hazelnuts, elderberries, blueberries). Perhaps small scale crops i.e. salad greens, root vegetables, herbs flowers, possibly small CSA. Could be small nursery for herbs or wildflowers. Old field could be used for goats/sheep.
Woods could be used for growing native and woodland herbs such as ginseng, goldenseal, etc.
Land is protected with CLC conservation easement
Has most recently been used as pasture for sheep, horses, and heifers. A local beekeepers has also had apiaries on the property.
Mostly open land, somewhat grown up
Would like to keep land open and in production
Was a wheat farm during civil war, pasture and grazing for beef cattle, and corn production until 1970s. Has been partially bush hogged since then.
Beautiful land abutting state forest, with nearby waterfall and direct access to Appalacian Trail.
Seeking knowledgeable/experienced grower to be farm manager of .5 ac farm and organic restaurant garden for 2014 growing season. Hope to grow food for their restaurant, and cultivate venue for agricultural and other educational workshops.
Responsibilities include all aspects of managing farm, with lots of room for creativity and autonomy. Knowledge of permaculture a plus. Opportunities to teach workshops.
Several temporary structures on property.
Have been developing project and cultivating .5 ac vegetables for past 2 yrs.
Would like to build a hop trellis and grow hops.
Landowner is unable to live on land and does not have time to farm himself.
Land has been used for corn by a dairy farm. Plot was subdivided from a 250-ac dairy farm.
Open field, pond, apple orchard
Open to ideas, crops/hay, vegetables, small or large animals, orchard, or other
Seeking agricultural assessment, and would like to see land in production
Has been used for hay, horse boarding, cows, pigs and sheep. Family farmed land years ago.
Tillable land open and in production
Farmer wanted, must have passion for farming. Owner will pay for seed and fertilizer.
Interested in farmer who will farm it this year and beyond
Has been farmed since current owners purchased land 30 yrs ago. Many different types of crops have been planted, have done pH test periodically.
60 ac wooded, 10 ac private residence area, 6 ac grass fields
Grazing for animals, or chickens.
Open to other suggestions.
Electricity in one field.
Land was previously used for horses--had horse barn and fencing approximately 40 years ago.
Seeking farmer to grow corn and rye on land.
Landowner owns Millbrook Distillery, and will purchase corn and rye from the farmer.
Cheese-making, as well as vegetables, fruits, flowers, or small animals. Open to ideas. Would prefer to partner with the right person, so they can evaluate properties together.
Landowner would be able to assist with business aspects of farm. Hoping to connect with a farmer that is looking to partner, or is open to other arrangements.
Intends to purchase 10-50 ac.
Open fields, land protected with conservation easement
Hoping to find a farmer to help with expanding vegetable operation.
Currently selling to 2 local markets, 3 restaurants, Love Apple Farm, and Chatham Real Food Coop. Landowner has been farming for past 4 yrs.
18 x 48 ft greehouse for propogation
Currently farming on 1.5 ac, hoping to expand to 3 ac with a new CSA this spring.
Open land, somewhat steep in places. Land protected with a conservation easement held by Dutchess Land Conservancy.
Open to suggestions: crops, vegetables, small animals, large animals
Land is somewhat steep in places, could be good for grazing beef cattle. Might be willing to help with cost of fencing.
Land was once used for corn and hay by a local dairy farmer, has not been farmed for at least 10 yrs. Landowners rotary mow the fields every year.
Pastures, ideal forage for goats
Small animals (goats, sheep)
Potential for rudimentary housing, also places to rent directly across street from property. Additional rental land possible as well.
"tillable acres" requires work by goats or other to minimize brush
Farm dates back to 1725. Has not been farmed in 30 yrs, current owners cleared land and hope goats will keep land open.
Long open field surrounded by woodlands
Open to crops, fruits and vegetables, flowers, or other ideas
Was previously a farm that raised cattle and other animals, currently mowed annually
Flexible (crops, diversified vegetable operations, etc)
Open to a lease to buy scenario
Farmhouse is currently rented, but might become available
Was once used as a dairy farm
Interested in crops/hay, and possibly vegetables.
Was once a dairy farm, has been kept open by mowing and haying
Sugar maples, woods, old apple orchard, pasture. 1/3 acre pond.
Seeking a cooperative lessee. Open to various types of farming arrangements. Prefers organic-style, but willing to discuss. Land well suited for goats or pigs.
Would like to barter some labor in exchange for a share of products.
Many years ago was a homestead, has been leased to neighbor for grazing but currently is fallow land.
Open land and fields, pond
Open to ideas-crops, hay, vegetables, flowers, fruit, small animals, large animals, orchard
Barns (in need of repair but available), .and .5 ac pond
Land has not been farmed for 40 yrs but has maintained fields and old apple/pear orchard
Mostly open land, with farm pond
Flexible--interested in vegetables,fruits,flowers, small animals (goats/sheep) or other. Hops would be of interest as well.
In addition to horse barn, property has a hay barn, small utility/barn office. Also has 2 small farm tractors, 25 hp and 45 hp.
20 yrs ago used to be a horse farm w 40 horses. Kept own horses for 15 yrs, until 5 yrs ago. Fields have been brush cut for past 20 yrs.
Open to ideas: crops, hay, vegetables, fruit, flowers, CSA, mixed/diversified, small or large animals, orchard.
Particularly interested in providing support land to a local dairy
Property has been brush hogged, not farmed recently
Mostly wooded, some open. May support small number of sheep, goats, or woodlot raised hogs.
Open to various ideas: vegetables, flowers, fruits, CSA, mixed/diversified, small animals
Willing to invest in capital improvements (e.g. fences); barn improvements for livestock; etc and to provide routine maintenance as needed.
Part of land was once pasture, now overgrown with woodlot. Contains some fruit and nut trees.
Open land, with 28-ac woods.
Crops,hay, vegetables,fruits,flowers, other
Hope to continue corn crops, as well as hay harvesting. Open to ideas to make land more productive
Land has been farmed for over 5 generations.
Landowner has 2 donkeys, looking for small farm with some land to grow hay for donkeys, farmer can keep the rest
Flexible, hope to purchase 50+ acres
Vegetable,fruits,flowers, mixed/diversified. Open to ideas.
Interested in farming that would lend itself to organic methods and also provide necessary qualificiations for agricultural assessment
Currently a Christmas Tree Farm
Wishes to make the 30 acres now in use as a tree farm available to a farmer, rent free as long as it maintains ag exemption
Has been operated as a Christmas Tree Farm
Field has sat for past two years. No small saplings have started up, and field is still workable.
Mostly gently rolling farmland. Land borders the village of Rhinebeck.
Organic farming and/or grazing
Last used 40 yrs ago as a dairy farm. Bush hogged on a yearly basis.
Will pay for fencing if farmer will help install
Has been hayed since current owners purchased in 2000.
Organic fruits, vegetables and flowers. No meat or poultry farming. Ideally seeking farmer who could also take care of property, as part of lease.
Will drill a well for water.
No barns or outside structures available. Property includes a small 900 sq ft guest house which could be available to the appropriate farmer.
1-2 acres of good arable silt loam on gentle, south facing slope. Field paralleled by 1 ac thick shrubland on same slope, primarily invasives. With some brush hogging for paths, could be good for goats.
Would like to see vegetable production, not corn or soy
South of the two parcels described, includes 1/2 ac pond surrounded by meadow, heavy clay soil, covered bridge.
Was originally a farm, but has been mowed for decades.
Farmed for vegetables and small fruit.
Seeking a farmer and/or business partner to bring new ideas/direction.
Products sold at farmers markets in NYC. Sandy loam soil.
60,000 ft of greenhouses, starteded hydroponic tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers in 2012.
Family farm since 1946. One of the founding farmers of the NYC Greenmarkets since 1976.
Would prefer organic farmer interested in vegetables, fruits or flowers.
Was a working farm more than 15 years ago. Has been idle for 9 years or so, was likely previously a corn or hay field.
Seeking farmer to hay land to maintain ag exemption.
Has been used for hay for the last 12 years.
Southern exposure, open areas and rolling hills, surrounded by woods
Seeking farmer to grow organic produce and fruit on the rest of the land.
Free access to manure from nearby horse farm. Willing to offer land rent-free in exchange for some assistance with existing gardens.
Owner has been growing fruits and vegetables for several years. Was used for corn approx 50 yrs ago. Areas recently planted in cover crops.
Old orchard, flat and mostly clay.
Would like to see a fully functional organic/biodynamic fruit/vegetable/herb farm to include small animals (chickens/rabbits, etc), bees, 4-season greenhouse.
Also open to hydroponics, aquaponics, etc.
Has a small, run-down 3-season cottage in need of major repairs w electricity and plumbing
Land was part of an apple orchard in the mid 1900s.
Woods and open land, 6 ac overgrown vineyard. Also has approx 10 ac fruit trees (peach and plum)
Hay, vegetables, grapes, fruit
Will work with the right farmer/s on creating the proper infrastructure. Open to trade in lieu of rent. Prefer no pesticides, herbicides or unnatural fertilizers. Willing to have 2 separate farms, if that makes the most sense.
2 small ponds, 1 large creek, 2 small streams
Has been hayed most recently. Old orchards and vineyards.
Would like to see a high tunnel lettuce and vegetable operation
Interested in possible partnership. Jointly owned, 7.5 by primary owner
Heavily wooded, some wet areas.
Interested in speaking with growers of wildflowers, medicinal herbs. No animals.
Could possibly arrange housing on adjacent property (different owner).
Was farmed by owner's grandfather 1930s-1950s.
Rye grass, corn, or other appropriate crop
Land on both E and W side of the CSX railroad
Old house and barn--not currently usable as in state of disrepair
Farmable portions have not been farmed in a few years, and are looking to put back into production
Fairly level fields, protected with CLC conservation easement
Would like to see organic crops
Can offer space in existing farm.
Former pasture and orchard
Mostly wooded, 4 acres meadow
Goals is to have pasture behind house grazed by sheep and/or goats, as well as possibly additional land. Also some vegetable garderning. Possibly chickens.
One-stall stable for horse.
Rural area, farm is on a commuter shortcut to a new highway.
Would like to lease to an organic farmer. Also own 50 ac of old field in the town of Westmoreland (about 15 min away) that could be leased for livestock grazing, but would require extensive fencing. Currently renting space to a beekeeper w 20-30 hives.
Fencing for livestock would need to be redone. Original 1880s post and beam cow barn w concrete floor and large hay loft, large pole barn. Working well(s) on property, house has city water.
Housing available. Have use of a 40 hp Allis-Chalmers tractor, 2-bottom plow and brush hog
Former hay lot that was brush hogged in 2009. Previous use was a hobby beef farm with hay lot; land has not been farmed or grazed for about 10 years. No herbicides or pesticides for at least 30 years.
Seeking a farmer to lease apple orchard.
15 ac of mature, very well maintained appled trees (4-5 varieties)
In process of being purchased
Main operation will be raw milk dairy. Looking for a dairy manager with experience or willingness to learn running day to day operations on a pastured dairy, building soil/forage health and fertility, breeding.
Also available is space for vegetable and poultry operations. Housing available, open to work-for-hire, partnership, and/or lease arrangement.
Two ponds, mostly forested
Interested in leasing land for feed corn, feed hay, farm to table plot. Open to ideas including hops growing.
Used to grow corn in 2011
Four open, tillable fields.
Ideally interested in growing vegetables, animals a possibility as well.
Land can also be used for growing hay.
Was a dairy and before that was used for growing hops. Some of the land is currently hayed for use of bedding for the dairy farmer next door.
slightly sloping, some flat areas
Land abuts a small road, is in two parts, one sloping, one flat.
Land was used as a farm years ago--hay and possibly corn. The house on the property has been there since 1840s. Landowners have been on property for 20 + yrs.
Interested in seeing vegetables grown on property.
Considering establishing a goat operation. Could be done in a partnership arrangement with a well suited, experienced farmer
New tractor, housing could become available for the right situation
Has been in corn, rented to a local dairy farmer. Last year one acre was planted in organic garlic, one acre to organic potatoes and less than an acre in blueberries.
Crops, vegetables/fruit trees, plants, flowers, or small livestock
Formerly working farm, cropland.
15 ac tillable, 10 ac reclaimable by tilling, 10 ac reclaimable pasture/orchard. Some fields kept mowed and open for the last 30 years.
Seeking tenant-farmer relationship. Interested in fruit, vegetable growing, cash crop growing (not corn), small ruminants, sheep, goat, llama, other. Will consider as a sub-farm to a larger area operation.
Water source-pond site. Excellent access. Possible housing available in historic home.
Has been in the family since 1780. Was a traditional subsistence farm. Raised Polled Herfords with father and their feed in the 1960s. Some hay and corn production in the 1970s.
Flexible, would like to see land farmed
Would like to see animals pastured.
Has running barn, with water source. Located in ag district. Neighbors are dairy farmers.
Has been used for pasture. Now is mowed 3x per year and the pasture is in good condition. Was a farm dating back to 1730.
35 ac wooded, 39 ac open, and some orchard trees. 6-7 acres open bordering road is an obvious place for farmer use because of accessibility. Surrounded by open land.
Open to ideas, but would prefer organic farming practices
2 creeks, most of it is wooded wetland. Dense with wildlife, mostly free of invasives.
Would like to lease to farmers interested in buying half or all of the parcel. Interested in produce, possibly for sale to NYC immigrant communities but flexible.
Area available where a home can be built. Landowner can offer assistance in design of sustainable home, and willing to offer excellent terms to the right people.
Electrical supply pole on one side of the property.
Property used to be farmed.
Ideally would like to grow vegetables, but is flexble
Looking at purchase of farmland as a long-term investment, 50+ acres
4 ac owned by Shaker Mill Inn, and neighboring 8 acres. Possibly another 10+ ac to be added.
Interested in vegetables, specifically seasonal produce and intend to build hoop house and root cellar. Considering a timber frame barn. Open to chickens.
Good water supply, lodging, and 22-room inn. Want to create integrated economic unit including education, crafts, hospitality and local cooking. Looking for someone to create small farm community and help maintain inn. Small stipend possible.
4-ac property part of Shaker Mill Inn, neighboring land has been in farming.
Has a field that has been well manured by chickens but not grazed or grown on. Would like to see vegetables on land.
Acreage that is idle was used for hay a few years ago, could be good for a greenhouse.
Grazes own devon herd on 70 acres. Has several unused fields (10-15 ac) that would be good for vegetables.
Open land, Catskill views
Would like someone to use the property and/or goats.
Has 6 nubin goats, a few small barns. Electric fencing surrounds all pastures with one small shed barn for goats and sheep, water and electric to area. Amish Bayhorse barn.
Would like to see the land in production, open to various situations
Was originally part of a larger farm
The land sits on rolling hills, some quite steep; is a mixture of open pasture, pasture overgrown with dogwood brush, and second/third growth woods with a large wetland swamp that forms the catchment for the hills the farm sits on.
The farm is best suited to livestock and ideally would like to see a low intensity, sustainable mixed livestock operation farmed organically and without antibiotics. Would like to have a CSA on property.
The farm has a history going back to the 18th century and was most recently a dairy farm supporting somewhere around 50 to 60 cows. It has not been farmed for at least 30 years.
~ 70 acres of land, with ~40 tillable acres along Taghkanic Creek near Copake Lake.
Hoping to find one or more diversified vegetable or grain operations to lease land for organic production until land can be certified organic.
Ability to provide an agricultural assessment strongly preferred. Open to creative ideas for making the most use of land. No livestock.
Large metal barn and silo available for farmer.
Historically a dairy farm. Recently used to grow hay and corn.
Possibly 10 open acres, another few partially wooded w old fencing near a barn
Use some of the fields for grazing the horses, but have extra fields would like used. Currently have horses on land which used to be used for therapeutic horseback riding lessons.
Would like a farmer that can provide an Agricultural Assessment. Small spring fed pond near barn. Barns and fields have road access. Can lease w adjacent family land (#450)
Land previously used to raise cows.
Posts on surrounding land, fencing not up currently. Can lease together with neighbor (# 461)
Has been hayed regularly, otherwise unused.
Corn, vegetables, or large scale garden
Potential housing available in future (work being done on an existing house)
No activity on the farm since 2005, old apple trees occupy about 75% of land.
Land was an operating apple orchard since 2005 and two adjacent corners are operating apple orchards.
Historic dairy farm, currently raising livestock for meat production
Would like to make some of the tillable pasture available for diversified vegetable, fruits, and/or flower production on an annual rotational to utilize the fertility left behind by the cattle.
Ideally, the farmer would also manage existing livestock - about 1- 1.5 hours per day.
The farm is fenced with both external and internal high tensile electric with water pumped from a spring fed pond to all corners of the property.
Purchased land in 2010. Prior to that it was a family-owned dairy farm for 150 years.
Mostly fields, water accessible from creek
Upper field needs brush hogging, lower lots needs plowing and planting
Land has not been hayed or farmed in over 20 years
Approx 5 acres cleared land on banks of the Claverack Creek
Not interested in revenue, just want to keep land clear
Haying or grazing would be ideal
Previously farmed by prior owners. Have owned property since 2003 and have only had it mowed to keep it clear. Permanent structures not possible given spring flooding.
Meadow, fields, and richly wooded areas
Seeking a variety of farmers with best-in-class sustainable and organic practices for fruits, vegetables, livestock and dairy
No established water source but streams on property. Well could be dug or a connection to town water easily established.
Was recently farmed for corn and hay
Pure, lush and organic 4 acres
Have always had animals grazing, would like to continue. Would consider someone using it for hay or other crop. Spring on property. Barn with hay loft. Organic.
Fencing required, no rental fee.
Small barn. Spring can be dug out.
Leased land for no fee to farmers, has had llama, sheep, horses in past years.
Ideally organic crops and possible small animals but willing to discuss options
Have dairy barn in very good condition and also 2 hay barns that need work
Would like to lease to someone for hay
Pole barn if equipment needs to be stored.
Looking to become self-sufficient and to develop a model farm for sustainable ag. Would like to raise livestock & veggies, w/small dairy.
Goal is to provide capital to purchase land and invest in farm equip to play role in strategic & financial plan for farm, and to provide living wage for farms so that after apprenticeship w them, can do out on their own
2 properties, Wassic & Austerlitz. Most of Austerlitz land is wooded, Wassaic bottomlands
Part of Wassaic land will be a CSA, land has been very wet in recent years, river bisects property. 40 ac along MTA, Wassaic and 37 ac Rte 22, Austerlitz
Currently working with a vegetable farmer on part of the Wassaic land, interested in additional relationship
Mowed regularly, cleared for planting.
Not interested in animals.
Only open fields available--no water or buildings.
Fields are being mowed for future cultivation.
4 ac crop ready field, 3 and 5 ac uncultivated and tillable fields, 30 ac available for field crops and/or grazing. 50 ac forest.
Seeking farmer/farmers who want to do organic vegetables, fruits, flowers, small livestock. Interested in farming with horses.
Water (pond, stream, well), fencing (solar electric), equipment (kioti tractor, rototiller, mowing plate, broadcast seeder), large field shed, locking milk room for equipment and crop storage, large barn
Dairy, vegetable, old orchard
Used to be part of large farm, previously used for hay. Currently brush hogged once per year.
Would like someone to use land for vegetables, flowers, herbs
Would like land to be used for organic farming. Interested in a co-arrangement to work together, interest in goats and chickens, possibly sheep
Would like to see open fields used for community agriculture project
Organic farming preferred--land should qualify as organic.
75 ac of fields, prior to purchase of land in 2002 was farmed for hay. Since then inactive.
Open to various ideas. Vegetable farming, grazing, etc.
Barn, and some other farm buildings
Used to be a dairy, until 1974. Hasn't been farmed since 1980.
Interested in having someone hay fields
Are bringing back to ag--grown over. Good soils.
Have store in NYC, want to use land for produce. Open to a profit share/ growing partner arrangement.
Too big for all veggies, want to hay the rest. Lots of streams. Have fence but need to construct. Will put in a greenhouse.
Hasn't been farmed in 50 +/- years
Part of adjacent housing development project.
Veggies, cheese, grazing, and/or small dairy.
Open to various ideas. 30-35 ac Class 1 soils
Would like to earn a little bit of $ and see land back in production.
Has an old farm tractor and plow, but not good equipment. Across road from Frisbee Creek. 2 parcels open, 4 ac and 7 ac
Used to be in hay; stopped about 10 years ago.
10 ac organic. One 7-ac section is sloped pasture that has been pasture for 20 yrs.
Would like to see veggies grown for freezing on some of own land. Owner will mentor and help market fresh-frozen product to capital district.
Neighbor (#272) has tractor & barn space for rent. Have 15' x 15' greenhouse. Have 1400 sq ft commercial kitchen where they freeze & vac. Tours of kitchen available, greenhouse visible from aerials.
Have rototillar, riding mower that can be fitted w rototiller, storage sheds, walk-in freezer & cooler, produce washing sink, NYSDAM certified
Small orchards, land for hay which has been best cut for 15 yrs. Most of property in woodlands.
Open to suggestions about what farming could be done on land--are motivated by desire to see land put to good use with best farming practices.
Open to ideas for small farm. No pond but small reservoir in the woods with gravity feed to old barn site. Would like to have a pond someday.
Sheep farm, then dairy farm.
Flat, has been recently tilled
Open to crops, veggies, etc.
50 ac wooded (including 10 ac wetland), 15 ac pasture (including pond & wetlands)
Would be part of "art in nature" project. Organic preferred. Would be really interested in finding somebody with innovative experimental ideas and enthusiasm, working outside of traditional methods, given the soil quality.
Would consider building a cabin and a greenhouse according to financial arrangements. Possibly ideal land for berries.
Looking for a partner to share expenses and sweat equity in producing local & nutritious food
Free range. 1,000 Cornish hens raised on pasture, slaughtered dressed & sold at Farmers Markets. Chickens share barn w sheep. Also various berries.