For New Farmers
#396 - Farm for rent in Bristol, RI: about five acres, including two acres of pasture, organically farmed in 2010. Buildings include a 30’ x 60’ barn with four horse stalls, one wash stall and a 12’ x 20’ tack room with heat, and two sheds, 12’ x 15’ and 15’ x 50’. A 35HP Kubota tractor with bucket, rake, and posthole digger is available. There is a small pond and town water is available, as well. Owner will be available for contact except from 3/16 to 4/4/11.
#441- Ongoing hydroponic greenhouse produce operation in Tiverton, RI (southeast central) for lease to own: 17A, of which about 11A are in woodland, the rest are occupied by two gutter-connected double-poly greenhouses, 30’x100’ and 60’x 200’ heated by fuel-oil furnaces, and a three-bedroom furnished farmhouse with nursery and office. Business currently generates about $35,000 annual revenue, and owners are willing to provide transitional consulting services to the purchaser for a fee
#445 - Farm acreage for lease or rent in Warren, RI (northeast-central): 5A currently in hay, of which 4.75A are available as a whole or broken into smaller .5A to 2A plots. Lessees will be required to adhere to organic practices – no pesticides or herbicides. The town’s Office of Community Development is willing to collaborate on projects that may require grant-writing: solar wells, USDA funding, etc., and the town is willing to consider the building of barns, fencing, wells and other infrastructure.
#450 – Farm property for sale in Richmond, RI (west central); 13.5A, of which about 9.5A are cleared for paddocks and pasture and 4A are in woodlot. Everything is in place for livestock: fences, gates and grazing land. Buildings include a four-or-five-stall horse-cow barn with ground-level hay storage, a three-bay enclosed pole barn for equipment storage or additional stalls. Separate one-bedroom cottage and a 1700 sq ft, three-bedroom, two-bath main house with two-car garage. There is ample room to add greenhouses, poultry coops, hoop houses, etc. On the opposite side of the farm, away from the residences, there is a freestanding 1,400 sq ft, four-bay, garage with concrete slab, separate electric and a 900 sq ft office with half-bath, and abundant paved parking. All within 2.5 miles of interstate. Asking $624,900.
#478 - Farming opportunity for rent in Saunderstown, RI (southern): there is a sunny, ca 600 ft2 cottage with skylights, stone fireplace, kitchen with separate bedroom and small exterior courtyard with outdoor shower, available 6/1/13 at $925/month; an 18’ x 26’ Lord and Burnham greenhouse with a 20’ x 40’ adjacent garden plot at $100/month, or $50/month if leased with cottage; also available is a large matted horse stall in a three-stall barn with heated buckets, tack room, ground-level hay storage, turnout and nearby trails - horse owner buys hay, grain and shavings and property owner will feed and clean - at $200/month.