Greene Grape Project

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Property Location
1695 NY 385, Athens, NY
[Greene County]
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57 acres available
52 open acres for farming
0 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

EnA, EnB predominantly

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

Land was farmed in 2020. Currently the property is being purchased with an expected closing in the next couple of months. The landowners goal is to connect with a farmer to get established this season 2021 or for 2022. Landowner has potential to to be a guaranteed buyer of produce due to connections with a grocery. Tile drainage on 12 acres and classified as "prime farmland." Please reach out to the landowner for more information about this arrangement. 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

Organic farm for 20 years.  Past season attempted hemp farm.  2019 and prior crops included:  
collards
chard
kale
bok choy
cabbage
edamame
corn
okra
cabbage
potatoes
cauliflower
broccoli
turnips
pumpkin
acorn/buttercup/butternut squash
cantaloupe
watermelon (several varieties)
melons
cucumbers
yellow/green patty pan squash
eggplant (10+ varieties)
peppers (20+ varieties)
tomatoes (61 varieties one year)
shasta daisy
celosia
black eyed susan
zinnia
statics
garlic
onions
spearmint
sage
mint
parsley
cilantro
basil
asparagus

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • water
  • barns/structures
  • electrical

Water access description:

12 gpm 600 foot well

Barns/structures description:

pole barn, farm stand, well house, greenhouse (plastic)

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, Other Tenure Agreement

Description of tenure options:

Unique opportunity available where the landowner can be a guaranteed buyer of produce. Very interested in leasing to a farmer or forming a partnership. 

Additional Information

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

Yes

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

Negotiable