Jaxberry Farm

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Property Location
[Ulster County]
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21 acres available
15 open acres for farming
6 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

sandy loam

Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):

Some early and everbearing raspberries, black raspberries, and blackberries remain in production at present. The property has been in organic production since 1985. High end chefs, farmers markets and culinary schools have held its fruits and vegetables in great esteem. Now in decline due to passing of principal farmer. The property is poised for transition to a more sustainable operation or for permacultural practices which would enable a more holistic use of the terrain. The land's proximity to the Hudson River, and its history, create the opportunity for education and agritourism programs for the ultimate sustainability of this property.


Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • fencing
  • water
  • barns/structures
  • housing
  • equipment
  • electrical

Fencing description:

deer fencing needs to be upgraded. locust posts around the berry field. more available to cut on terraced woodlot.

Water access description:

a drilled well and a drip irrigation system from estuary for berries

Barns/structures description:

Rudimentary barn structure for tools, storage. Packing room with double sinks. Cold storage-needs refurbishing for greater usage. Several greenhouse structures can be recovered. Carpentery and engineering skills useful. 50x80 steel structure. Small apartment in barn.

Farmer housing description:

Two Bedrooms and bath off the main room with kitchen. can be a bunk house or a cottage-like abode below the barn(depending on inhabitant).

Modern 3 bedroom ranch home possible to purchase with/without farm acreage.

Equipment description:

hand tools, small tractor, rototiller, mower

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

none at present.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Description of tenure options:

For sale

Additional Information

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:


Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?: