Deerfield Farm Preserve

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Property Location
Montgomery, Orange County, NY
[Orange County]
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40 acres available
40 open acres for farming
0 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

Pittsfield gravelly loam, Raynham silt loam, Scio silt loam

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

The property has been actively farmed in recent years, up until the 2017 growing season. Mowing in one section and brush hogging in another section is required in order to resume growing activities.

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The 144-acre Deerfield Farm Preserve comprises agricultural land, upland fields, and wetlands that were conserved in 2005 through a donation by the Luck Family to the Orange County Land Trust. Orange County Land Trust’s vision for the property is to protect important habitats while keeping a portion of the land in agricultural production. 

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • water

Water access description:

Pond

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 :

Suitable for both livestock and crops.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Lease

Description of tenure options:

Lease up to 5 years with opportunity to renew.

For more information on submitting a proposal, e-mail [email protected]. Proposals will be accepted on or before December 1, 2017.

Additional Information

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

No

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

No

Any additional information about this property:

Deerfield Farm Preserve abuts the Crist Brothers Orchard, site of the Angry Orchard Innovation Cider House.