Port Jarvis, NY
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88 acres available
40 open acres for farming
48 wooded acres / other
Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):
Good condition. Has functioned as a certified organic vegetable and herb farm (with some fruit production) for past 31 years, selling produce in New York City Greenmarket program. Wish to continue this use.
Farm history / past uses of the property:
For past 31 years has been a certified organic vegetable and herb farm with some fruit production. Before that was a dairy farm
Infrastructure and equipment:
Temporary net and electric fencing around vulnerable vegetable fields
Water access description:
Well, pond and small creek
Dairy barn, pole barns, work sheds, worker housing , owner residence housing, green house, high tuinnels
Farmer housing description:
A 3-bedroom, 1-bathroom house plus a large 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom trailer
3 tractors, rototiller, chissel plow, disc, waterwheel transplanter, moldboard plow, cultivating equipment, manure spreader, market truck, miscellaneous small equipment.
Crops and Livestock
Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:
Types of livestock permitted on the property:
Livestock/crops description :
Currently grow 16 acres of vegetables, herbs, fruit. No livestock except for about 15 laying chickens for home use
Description of tenure options:
Seeking experienced co-manager or managers to continue existing vegetable, herb, fruit business with existing owner, leading to full management responsibility and/or partnership with owner in 2 to 3 years. Other, less immediate, options include short or long term lease arrangements and possible transfer of ownership of business at some point. This farm is protected with a conservation easement through the Orange County Land Trust and therefore is not a candidate for development.
Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:
Prefer the land be farmed organically and continue in current use
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?:
Any additional information about this property:
Set well back off the raod, very private, mostly surrounded by woods. Diverse terraine.