#236 - The Quaker City Land Trust was formed in 1993 by residents of a cooperative, "back to the land" neighborhood dating from the 1970s. The Land Trust owns 9 houses (2 of which are small cabins) on 91 acres, mostly wooded, in southwest New Hampshire. The seven adult members of the Land Trust share interests in low-impact living, organic agriculture, cottage industries, non-violent social change and conservation. A modest home is available (1/5 of a mile from the community parking lot) with potential for membership and a long-term lease on the house and its leasehold, which includes a garden plot and a well. Leaseholders share access to woodlots on common land and to a community woodworking shop. Sharing resources and skills and trading work is a valued part of what we do here. Current members include orchard workers, Quakers, carpenters, historian, mediator, beekeeper, accountant, gardeners, spinner, knitters, and feltmakers. Families with children are welcome. Land here is currently, or has recently been, used for small home gardens, goat pasture, small orchard, wholesale flower growing, and firewood. A large portion has been left as undeveloped forest.
#351 - A green 17-acre planned residential condominium agriculture and horse-keeping community in Marlborough, NH (southwestern) is offering communal “shares”: the buyer is able to build and own their own home on one of six available sites, as well as own a 1/7 undivided share of the 17-acre farm. Pastures, barns, and riding arenas will be communally owned and managed. All permitting, state and local, is in place as well as surveying. The farm is deeded and governed by a completed set of association documents containing covenants related to green building, alternative energy and environmental maintenance. Although the property is established and maintained for keeping horses and/or agriculture, there is no requirement of horse ownership. The owner will consider any and all creative purchasing/partnering/building/development options. Asking $125,00/share.
#390 - Farming opportunity in Lyme, NH (west-central): a 42A parcel with 5or more acres of excellent agricultural soils for row crops, two hoophouses, ten acres of pasture (more on neighboring lands) plus sixteen additional acres of woodlands being cleared this spring, berry field and small apple orchard. Owner currently has small pick-your-own operation and is looking for an experienced farmer to take the lead in expanding the operation in a way that is commercially viable and ecologically sensitive.
#463 - Farm property for lease in Milford, NH (southern): 126A zoned commercial/industrial, of which about 80A are tillable and 30A are currently farmed, with a mile of river frontage and 600’ of frontage on busy road, ideal for a farm stand. There is a 20’ x 30’ building in place with ample parking, an irrigation pond, 24” sewer main, town water, and three-phase electric system.
#470 – Farm for rent or farm manager in Lisbon NH: long-established farm newly-revived, actively building soil quality with consecutive cover crops, with two new houses, renovated barn/workshop, pond, pavilions, trails and a ninety-tree apple orchard. Entire 115A is currently managed as a wildlife refuge with about 17A of fields. Seeking couple or young family with one professional partner and another an experienced farmer to establish a first-class multipurpose farm operation. Owner is open to innovative options and is willing to invest in the property through a mutually-beneficial owner/manager relationship.
#477 - Farm property in Raymond, NH (southeastern) for sale: 7.5A, of which 6A are open pastureland currently grazing alpacas. All equipment and livestock will be included in this sale. House and barn were built in the early 1800s, and the farm raised and sold vegetable seeds from 1860 to 1910. In addition to livestock, the farm is ideal for a small fruit and vegetable business, located on a busy state road and near the entrance to a popular state park. The property is ideally located for a roadside farm stand, a pick-your-own operation, a CSA, or other small agricultural business.
#492 - Farm property for sale in Piermont, NH (upper Connecticut Valley): 8.5 acres, mostly open Agawam loam carefully amended, with long and various agricultural history, totally organic from 1950, with some small woodlands, a vineyard, and rows of established full bearing raspberries. Buildings include an eight-room 1.5 bathroom gambrel-roof house, newly insulated, with new basement floor, artesian well, new furnace, wired for high-speed internet; a 27’ x 27’ gambrel-roof barn; a 14’ x 27’ pole barn, also with accommodations for pigs. All machinery and some furnishings are included in sale. Presently a huge organic garden is fully planted and the vineyard is in bloom. Property is bordered by a brook with a spectacular waterfall, swimming and fishing holes. Asking $300,000.
#498 – Working dairy farm and farm stand for sale in Bath, NH (northwest-central): 257A includes about 160A tillable. Buildings include: 200-cow free stall milking barn with bull barn and calving barns attached; double-6 milking parlor and new milking equipment, surgery room and office area; a 90-head heifer barn; superhutch; sawdust pole barn; two big bunker silos; commodity shed and grain bins; 4-bay machine shop and a 2-bay heated shop; three 26’ x 72’ greenhouses (two heated); three-bedroom 1.5 bath house with full basement, new oil burner and an outdoor wood-burning furnace, new roof, siding and windows, and an attached one-car garage. Trailer lot includes water, septic and electric. Property is located along a main highway, ideal for established farm stand business. Owner will consider a subdivision of the property, selling house, barns and 40A with a ten-year purchase option on the remainder of the land.
#499 – Farmland plus, available in Acworth, NH (southwest): 42A, of which about 2A are currently cultivated, with a thirty-tree orchard, extensive blueberry bushes, and a wood and maple sugar lot. Available buildings include a 12’ x 16’ cabin without electricity or running water, and a blacksmith and wood shop. Owner, who runs a pottery business and raises perennials, seeks help managing the rest of the farm: in return for use of the cabin and shops and any profits generated by the farmland, asking $400 per month rent. Owner prefers a couple willing to engage for at least a two-year commitment.
#513 – Organically-certified farm property for sale in Belmont, NH (southern): about 5A includes large flat open areas for vegetable gardens, recently used as pullet and broiler farm for chickens; turkeys, cows, pigs, sheep and goats were raised in the past. Buildings include three poultry houses, eight floors total, with about 40,000 capacity, including all attached equipment such as Big Dutchman feeding systems, Brock grain bins, Aerotech fans, digital thermometers, Shenandoah propane brooders and Ziggy nipple watering system; four-bay oversized garage; horse/livestock barn; newly-renovated four-bedroom, two-bath house with all new heating, plumbing, electrical, septic and siding (see MLS #4318269 at www.nneren.com for further details). Additional acreage may be available for purchase from abutter. Property is located on dead-end road but close to shopping and major highway.
#514 – Lightly wooded land in South Hampton, NH (southern) for lease or farm manager: 5A with frost-free water pump probably best suited for livestock, with a shared pond nearby, currently with no structures in place. Owner lives in farmhouse on the property and would consider access to an in-law apartment. She is open to alternative arrangements for sustainable approach to use of the land, including trading labor or livestock, and sharing the cost of building farm structures.
#516 – Two parcels of farmland in Gilmanton, NH (central) for sale: each is under a conservation easement that allows ag-related buildings within specific area, restricts commercial use to agriculture and forestry, prohibits residential use, guarantees limited pedestrian public access, and requires field maintenance. The first parcel is 17A managed hayland and 3A woodland, mostly “Important Agricultural Soils” with seasonal brook, 135-foot pond frontage and two dug wells. The second parcel is 6A managed hayland and 2A woodland, mostly “Prime Farmland Soils”, with a shared dug well, and a public right-of-way to a historic cemetery. Land listed by NH Conservation Real Estate, 603 253 4999.