(mostly Hudson Valley area)
#223 - Iroquois Farm, located on the St.Lawrence River and Rte. # 37 near Ogdensburg, NY, seeks a farmer, or a farm family or a "partnership" of two or more farmers knowledgeable about organic farming, who would like to manage the 90 ft. certified organic greenhouse, 12 acres organic gardens and 150 acres of row crops on land owned by Clements Agricultural Research Institute (CARI). CARI will provide the land, seed and equipment and possibly some labor. We are particularly interested in growing organic soybeans on our cropland, and a variety of vegetables in the garden. Housing available. . We would lease the farm, the B&B and the Restaurant and shop. We would have some conditions about maintenance of the organic certification and we would try to obtain some grants for research in organics. The restaurant could be operated by a different couple than the farm and garden; B&B could be operated by separate party also. Swimming, boating, fishing, and hunting on site, as well. Also interested in interns for the summer.
#226 - Farmer sought to grow for small-scale food processor: position would involve growing for the company on 13A and outsourcing other components to produce kits for a variety of foods. There is a riding mower that could be equipped with a rototiller, and another small rototiller is available. Facilities include a 1400-sq-ft kitchen with a walk-in cooler and freezer, and a 50’ greenhouse, irrigation supplies and fencing. There are also barns and more land available nearby, and apartments on the site. Owner is willing to fund amendments of biochar, minor minerals and compost from nearby sources in order to produce nutrient-dense soil and food for freezing and canning.
#235 - 450-acre farm near Watkins Glen in Finger Lakes region to rent entirely or in part: 200A of excellent agricultural soils with no chemicals applied for the last six years. Includes large and small barn, three-bay machinery shed and one-bedroom house. Good visibility on Rte. 414. Owner is willing to rent either large or small portions of the farm but only to farmer who will convert to organic. This is a non-smoking farm.
#348 - Gentleman's farm and equestrian center for immediate sale or lease in Arlington, VT (southwestern): seven acres of open meadowland with river frontage, prime land with excellent soils, access, and available water; includes barn with loft, studio and office/showroom space on well-travelled road. Land or buildings can be dealt with separately if necessary.
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