Chester Agricultural Center

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Property Location
168 Meadow Ave., Chester, NY
[Orange County]
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180 acres available
80 open acres for farming
0 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Muck soil/Black Dirt

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

Black Dirt fields for vegetable production. Lease requires growing organically. Fields have been maintained and grown organically for 4 years.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Black Dirt has been traditionally used for vegetable and onion production.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • water
  • barns/structures
  • electrical

Water access description:

Fields are irrigated from ditches using pumps that farmers provide.

Barns/structures description:

Chester Ag Center leases space in greenhouses, cooling barn and wash and pack.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Description of tenure options:

Chester Ag Center offers 30 year leases.

Additional Information

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Organic growing practices are required.

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

Negotiable

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

Yes