A small selection of land available to lease or buy through land trusts. All listings courtesy of NYFC’s land trust partners.
Winchendon, MA—Easement held by Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust—Approximately 75 acres. Property is organic certifiable and includes 4 drilled wells, pond, irrigation system, stream, large barn with room for hay and equipment storage, 3 sheds, seedling house, 12 large hoop houses, solar panels, installed fencing, and small orchard. Equipment available for purchase. Property includes 5-bedroom house. More information here. Contact Kees Overgaag. Register for the New England Farmland Finder for more information.
Asheville, NC—Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy—100 acres as part of farmer incubator program in Western North Carolina. Incubator includes affordable access to barns, buildings, greenhouses, wash/packing shed, permanent fencing and rotational fencing, watering tanks, roads, tractor (4 and 2 wheeled), and more. More information and applications for livestock farmers can be found here and more information for growers here. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Contact Chris Link with questions, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holland Twp., NJ—Easement held by Hunterdon County—40 acre preserved farm with 1800s brick colonial, rental cottage, stone barn and wagon house. Property has a second dwelling/rental on the property. Available for purchase. More information here. Contact Barbara Groogan, email@example.com, 908-400-1240.
Ancram, NY—Property owned by Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC)—55-acre parcel of land for sale on Route 22 in Ancram. The land was donated to CLC for re-sale, and the proceeds will be used to help support CLC’s conservation programs. Price newly lowered to $139,900. Great land for pasture, or other uses. Adjacent to 2300 acres of protected land, 1,700+ of which are owned by CLC. The 55-acre parcel is being sold subject to an agricultural conservation easement. For more information, contact Ann Simmons, HW Guernsey, 518-398-5344, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barton, VT—Vermont Land Trust—Farm for sale, 120 acres house, barn 90 open acres, $220,000. Open house April 21 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Deadline for proposals May 11, 2018. More information and request for proposals here. Contact Jon Ramsay with questions, email@example.com.