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19-1312 Town of Stratford, 5 acres for long term lease, short term lease, or partnerhsip
5+ acres in Stratford, CT on sunny hilltop for field or specialty crop
19-1311 Town of Stonington, 10 acres for long term or short term lease
We have farmland available for lease to include fields, wood lots, fenced area, small barn, storage area, electricity, and water. There is also a beautiful one bedroom apartment on the property which can be negotiated if necessary. We would also consider a couple to help with maintenance and general cleaning and garden services at the main house. Open to ideas and interested is finding someone who will be an asset to the farm.
19-1308 Village of West Suffield, 5 acres for long term lease, short term lease, or partnership
Almost 300 year old family farm, looking for fresh ideas to diversify. 40 yo divorced father of 2 farming on my own and getting overwhelmed lately and considering partnering for some crops. Farm is an old dairy farm with building in rough shape, some are repairable, some are not. Property has an existing retail building and parking lot. (needs some work) i have lots of equipment from small to large, including, tractors, tillage, hay, planting, and vegetable equipment. planning to get a combine for small grains. i am currently farming 170 acres and have another 30 or so that I’m not really using.
19-1307 Town of Sharon, 2 acres for long term lease or lease with option to buy
For sale or lease, well maintained greenhouse on 2 acres along busy State road in Sharon, Ct. Two hours north of Manhattan, includes 10000sqft gutter connected main house.concrete walkways, 2 wells, 3 non attached all metal framed greenhouses totaling additional 4000sqft. All houses heated,vented and fully benched. Largest house is attached to selling room and a 5240sqft building with 2 offices, 2 one bedroom apartments, and a 6 bay heated garage. Greenhouses can be leased separate from building.
19-1306 Town of Norfolk, 3 acres for long term lease, short term lease, lease with option to buy, or partnership
Specialty "small batch" hemp--end-product attributes TBD--growing and marketing business in pre-formation phase seeks experienced farmer. Knowledge of organic or other differentiating production methods helpful. Willingness to learn about and experiment with hemp for industrial and/or consumer sales a must. Farm owner is successful former advertising executive with acute ability to identify opportunities and envision new product ideas-- but no farming experience. Looking for an intelligent, imaginative, dedicated business partner to build a high-margin niche business. Must own or have access to equipment for planting and harvesting.
19-1304 Town of Kent, 15 acres for long term lease or short term lease
40 ACRE FARM-15 acre open tillable fields, 25 acre woods includes 1/4 acre pond, fields have been cut for hay twice a summer. HOUSE- 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath totally restored in 2017; 400 amp service. 8 outbuildings all re-roofed in 2017. Drilled well for house only.
19-1303 Town of East Windsor (Broad Brook), 6 acres for long term lease, short term lease, or partnership
6+ Acres with ~6,000 sq ft Tobacco shed in good condition. 4+ Acres of field, ~650 feet of road frontage. No electric or water, but would like to add.
19-1302 City of Middletown, 25 acres for long term lease or short term lease
Excellent farm property for sale or lease. Open fields would be fantastic for grapevines or vegetables. Very easy access off Route 9 in Middletown, CT on Randolph Road. Currently has two heated hoop houses on the road. Brooks on property also access to city water, sewer, and natural gas.
19-1300 Town of Burlington, 3 acres for partnership
Looking for a farmer that is able to till the field, in exchange I’m looking for a percentage of crop or profits, vegetables and as ct laws change, possibly Hemp for CBD’s.
19-1299 Town of East Hartford, Greenhouses and farm stand for short term lease, lease with option to buy, employment for a period of time then transfer ownership, standard sale, or other
Family owned greenhouse operation and farm stand since 1972. Farm stand, with a great location on a high volume road, is size of 3-bay garage with a back room, electricity, and 2 walk-in coolers. Well maintained greenhouse operation consists of one 7776 SF 3-bay gutter house (energy audit done) w/ new plastic in 2018; one 2000 SF wooden greenhouse in good condition with 2018 plastic; and two other metal framed greenhouses, 3000 SF each, on neighboring property which will likely be available. Oil furnaces, heated bench system, backup diesel generator, MDC water, concrete sidewalks, and parking for staff/customers. Present farmer-owner is available for mentoring and training.
19-1298 Town of Colchester, 2-3 acres for short term lease
Raw land for short term lease which can be used for organic farming.
19-1297 Town of Suffield, 10 acres for long term lease, short term lease, or partnership
10-15 acres in Suffield. Raw land. Housing not available, and not an option. Small portion in use for growing cut flowers. Looking for someone interested in land use, or possible partnership to develop the land into an operating farm.
19-1296 Town of Colchester, 3-5 acres for short term lease
3 to 5 acres on larger 18 acre certified wildlife habitat property in Colchester. Property contains trails, access to airline trail and has large pond. I have an empty, clean, dry barn that is well lit with electricity. I am thinking outside the box in terms of renting the barn. It has housed farm animals in the past and with slight modifications it could be used for that purpose again. There is a room with all south facing windows that could be used as a three season growing room or work shop... There is not a bathroom in barn, however we are 1 mile from town amenities. This is a small, private serene space and I’m willing to entertain ideas/options.
19-1294 Town of Preston, 27 acres for short term lease
20.7 acres used for corn and 6.4 used for hay actively until January 2019
19-1292 Town of Roxbury, 83 acres for long term lease, employment for a period of time and then transfer ownership, or owner-financed sale
Profitable farm currently operating. Crops include: Bedding Plants, Greenhouse Tomatoes, 10 acres Mixed Vegetables, 8 acres Sweet Corn, 3 acres Apples, 1 acre Blueberries PYO . There are 12 sheep and fenced pasture. Buildings include a farm stand with 16x16 walk in cooler,3 heated greenhouse and 1 unheated GH. Owners are looking to retire and want the farm to continue on. We have strong community ties that make this a special place. With several great employees we produce plants, vegetables and fruit that are sold at our market from May to Christmas and at a farmers market nearby. We also carry some other local farm products. There is potential for other individual interests. In process of selling development rights to the State Dept. of Agriculture.
19-1291 Town of Monroe, 2 acres for long term lease, short term lease, or partnership
Approximately 1.5 acres of flat farmland previously an organic flower farm, and then a pasture for horse. Willing to rent this land, and open to different ideas of how to use beautiful land / property. Please inquire within.
19-1289 Town of Wallingford, 3 acres
Seeking an experienced individual to manage and operate my small non,certified Organic farm. Main items grown are vegetables, blueberries, and blackberries. Centrally located with easy access from Rte. 17, Rte. 150, and I91. Pay commensurate with experience and proven abilities.
18-1263 Borough of Bantam, 17 acres for short term lease, lease with option to buy, or partnership
Land and barn available to rent which previously serviced a large Percheron horse business. Seeking a qualified, respectful farmer who wishes to grow organic produce and raise sheeps, goats and horses in a sustainable manner.
19-1288: Town of New Milford, 10 acres for short term lease or partnership
Current dairy, crop, and vegetable farm. Have a csa program, 2 road side stands and attend a few markets. Looking for someone to possibly take over the vegetable business, or a partner. Don't have the time to keep everything going.
19-1287: Town of Canterbury, 60 acres for long term lease, short term lease, lease with option to buy, standard sale, or owner-financed sale
Excellent situation to rent property short term to see if its a viable situation for farmer with opportunity to purchase in the event considerable investment takes place by tenant farmer. Existing agricultural community favorable Town cooperation with expansion or requests for land improvements
19-1286: Town of Bethlehem, 20 acres for long term lease, short term lease, partnership, or other
We presently only use about 6 acres for organic produce & fruit production and a neighbor cuts the hay on 25 acres. We are not interested in selling at this time, however, we are open to partnerships or long or short term lease. We have a place for people to live available and are fairly flexible to working with folks. We are certified organic and you must be willing to follow organic standards. Property also under agricultural easement.
19-1284: Borough of Danielson, 3 acres for long term lease
Acres available in the Windham county for livestock, crops, barns,etc. Fenced in area for cattle. Long term lease available or other arrangements. New land for other proposals/opportunities.
19-1282: Borough of Bantam, 7 acres for short term lease or employment for period of time then transfer ownership
We are located in scenic Litchfield County. USDA Certified Organic since 2006 (6 years at this location) growing vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs with 7.2 acres in production, including 4 (30 x 96) greenhouses (2 heated), 2 tractors and all equipment needed to farm efficiently. Founding members of the Litchfield and Collinsville Farmers' Market, and our weekly market stand in the center of Bantam. We are looking for two people (couple, partners, family, etc.) to take over farming operations and marketing as a long term career as we transition into semiretirement in 2020. This is a turnkey opportunity for only those individuals serious about farming as a long-term career. Some farming experience and a willingness to work long hours in all types of weather May through September (with normal hours in March, April, October, and November) year in and out!! We will share everything we know about farm operations during the 2019 season including crop planning and USDA Organic certification paperwork, greenhouse seeding, field planting, cultivation, harvesting, crop storage and marketing. We will then transition out of the operation during the 2020 season.In-depth organic farming experience is not necessary. We can teach you what you need to know to be successful; you must bring, commitment, and passion to farm as a long-term career.
18-1281: Town of Bloomfield, 45 acres for short term lease
The Wintonbury Land Trust seeks to lease farmland located on the west side of Bloomfield at 22 Duncaster Rd. The existing lease used the farmland as pasture for highland cows and the barn as a CSA and hay storage. The current farmer leaves the farmland in good condition. The Bank barn will support 2,600 standard hay bales on the upper level. The farm is located in a residential neighborhood adjacent to two other properties that are currently used for agriculture. The intent of the Land Trust is to find an energetic farmer who demonstrates the skills to operate this farm and presents a long term growth plan for this property. This farm requires public trail access in accordance with DEEP standards. A NRCS conservation easement and management plan is in place on this farm.
See https://newenglandfarmlandfinder.org/property/hawk-hill-farm-23-acres-lease-44-acre-farm-bloomfield-ct for additional detail.
18-1252: ***NEWLY REVISED*** Town of South Windsor, up to 40 acres for lease
16 to 40 acres flat farmland along the Connecticut and Scantic Rivers are available. Interested in hemp production (when approved federally and statewide).
16-1151: ***NEWLY REVISED*** Town of Storrs, 2 acres for long term lease or short term lease
In addition to proven sugar maple stand, we have two fields readily available, each about an acre. One has been organically farmed for local farmers markets and can be irrigated from a marsh/stream below. The second field is not yet fenced, but is newly re-cleared and is adjacent to a substantial barn and could be used for livestock or vegetables. Onsite housing available for rent for up to two people. 4 miles to Storrs Farmers Market and 6 miles to Tolland Farmers Market.
16-1193: ***NEWLY REVISED*** Town of Newtown, 10 acres for long term lease or short term lease
10 flat acres of farmland, no buildings, prime Fairfield County location and easily accessible from I 84. Prefer someone looking to Hay, with percentage of crop shared. But will consider other crops, vegetables, fruit trees, etc.
16-1165: ***NEWLY REVISED*** Town of East Hampton, 14 acres, Partnership
Field and Forest: Intend grain, vegetable, herb and hardwood harvest. Seek co-farmer for shared crop and equipment use. Intended site well & some clearing. Possible specified crop for livestock/equine farm or specialized market eg. Grape or restaurant supply. Would consider on-site trailer resident with solar electric supply
17-1225: ***NEWLY REVISED*** Town of Plymouth, Barn for lease
Horse Barn with running water and electricity. Size is 24' x 44'. Barn has outside fenced off grazing area. Will accept horses, chickens, ducks, geese, goats, llamas, donkeys or zebras. $300 per month. Also interested in solar.
18-1279: Town of Gales Ferry, 5 acres for long term lease, short term lease, lease with option to buy, OR 18 acres in total for standard sale
Our farm has available land and greenhouses that already exist. The farm has 2 dug wells that provide water with a pond on the property. Lots of options for farmers. There is a ice cream shop located on the farm property that is currently rented by someone. Please inquire to discuss options.
18-1269: Town of Lisbon, 8 acres for lease to own
Six separate turnout paddocks. 5 box stalls and 5 lean to stalls in stable. Clean and efficient facility. Plenty of separate turnouts and comfort. 8 open acre pastures. Hay loft stores over 2500 bales. Quiet and private farm. 100 x 160 outdoor arena with jumps. Nearby horse camp, and rated shows in the 10 mile radius...call for a showing appointment. Trucking available for your horses.
18-1267: Town of New Hartford, 5 acres for lease
5 acres , mostly level field, several apple and peach trees. Land has farm status with the Town. Recently divorced and have child with medical complexities and am unable to keep up with being able to continue my farm status. It has an acre of wooded land that slopes to a stream. Hoping someone with specialty crop or micro farmer would be interested. Would love to see my land produce and give back, and my daughter to have the opportunity to experience farm life. With her medical issues it is too difficult for me alone to provide. The land is for the most part level and some portion needs clearing. It supports asparagus and we had a thriving vegetable garden.
18-1264: Town of Newtown, 20 acres for Long term lease (5+ years), Short term lease (1-5 years), Partnership, Employment for period of time then transfer ownership
Looking to expand farm currently raising goats sheep rabbits cows for meat, willing to work with someone or just lease area. Also looking to do educational classes on farm and like to develop programs for children and or adults with stress- depression or other therapy needs. This isn't a "turn key" situation will need work to develop programs, open to ideas.
18-1257: Town of Old Lyme, two acres for lease
I own a home in old lyme and have 2 acres which I'd like farmed to donate the food to Veterans and their families. I've never farmed and am glad to help however need someone with farming experience. I'd like to help as many vets as possible.
18-1250: Town of Newtown, 30 acres for lease or sale
A tranquil and secluded setting boasting 30 acres make this horse property a rare find. The pond and small river running through the grounds create a serene environment. The house includes an indoor pool, sauna, entertainment room, and a large jetted hot tub. Included is a 3 bed 1.5 bath 1800 square foot guest house with a 4 car garage. There is also a 20 stable barn that is in great shape.
18-1249: Town of Hampton, 2 certified organic acres for lease
We are a very small, certified organic farm in operation for 20 years, looking for someone to co-farm or apprentice and gradually assume increased responsibility for the operation in the future. The property is 32 acres total, with less than 2 acres currently in cultivation (vegetables, berries, fruit and nut trees). Various arrangements are possible, including expansion, lease, etc. Must be willing to maintain organic practices, work cooperatively with owners in shared growing spaces, and commit to caring for crops for the full season including end-of-season cleanup. This is a good opportunity for an active farmer/gardener looking for additional growing space for expansion or rotation, or for a new farmer wanting to start with a small amount of land.
18-1241: Town of Newtown, 3 acres for Long term lease, Partnership
Newtown landowner is looking to effectively use up to 4 acres of open, slightly wooded land adjacent to landowner’s residence. Property is historic, one of the oldest in Newtown dating from the 1600’s. 100 years since land was actively farmed. Ideally suited for organic or specialty farming. This is a long term plan. Looking to lease land or to partner in a business with the right person.
17-1231: Town of Washington, 35 acres to lease, Partnership, other
35 acres, 1/2 open and 1/2 wooded with pond/wetland access and a barn with electricity. Possibility of conversion of the barn for living quarters. Farmhouse abutting the 35 acres is on 2 acres with a view and gunite pool. This is a historic home that brings a lot of rental income. Multiple opportunities with this property.
17-1229: Town of Monroe, 5 acres to lease or Partnership
I recently purchased this beautiful 5.2 acre field, currently used for hay production. This field was part of the Odette farm going back to the 1800's. Wonderful location. I am looking for a partner to develop any agricultural use, preferably organic and friendly to the environment. Currently fenced with old posts and barbed wire.
17-1218: Town of Farmington, 6 acres, for lease
This property is centrally located in Farmington and has never been farmed on a regular basis. We would like to rent out the property so that it can all be used. Some of it is on a hill. The soil is very rich and on the sides it is shaded. Has access to electricity and water.
17-1216: Town of Willington, 25 wooded acres for a partnership
Willington landowner is looking for advice on how effectively use a 34 acre wooded parcel. This is a long term plan, designed to keep the land undeveloped by housing but productive. Land likely not available for 24 months or longer. I reside on the land in the family home. Forestry management plan under way. Land has owner dug ponds that hold water year round.
17-1215: Town of Haddam, 3 fields of 5 acres for short or long lease
We have 5 acres across 3 fields on Wiese Albert Rd. in Haddam. Two are small (0.5 acres) and the other is about 4 acres. They are separated by small stretches of woods and one stream. Note - there is no equipment available or water available at these sites.
17-1214: Town of Woodbridge, 4 fields of 12 acres for short or long lease
Available for farming are 4 fields in separate parts of town. There are 2 acres on Johnson Rd., 2 acres on Route 69, 1.5 acres on Route 63, and 7 acres on Sperry Rd. We could assist with the initial mowing to get any field back to an open condition. Note - there is no equipment available or water available at these sites.
17-1212: Town of Bethany, 5 fields of 10 acres for short or long lease
There are four fields on Downs Rd. totaling 7 acres. The end of our distribution system gets to this point so irrigation could be accomplished, but arrangements would have to be made for a meter, backflow preventer, etc. The other 3 acres are on Sperry Rd. and are mostly overgrown. We could help clear if someone was interested in using those acres. There are no farm buildings.
17-1211: Town of Prospect, 2 fields of 12 acres for short or long lease
The RWA has two fields totaling 12 acres available for rent in Prospect. One is about 10 acres by the intersection of Tress Rd. and Cornwall Ave. We have been mowing it annually to keep down the brush. There is a barn, but it is old and in very poor condition. It is probably unsafe to enter or use at this time. The other field of 2 acres is on Matthews St. It is a former soccer field that was rented to the town. It has not been used or mowed for many years. It has a small parking lot. We could assist with the initial mowing to get it back to an open condition.
17-1209: Town of Brooklyn, 14 acres of open pasture for short term lease
14 acres of open pasture suitable for livestock grazing.
17-1204: Town of Woodbridge, 5 acres for lease
Small farm in Woodbridge, CT, located on a well traveled state road. There is a large greenhouse on the property, land to use, store space and a farm stand. I am interested in renting my space to someone who is interested in farming the property.
16-1181: Town of Deep River, 68 acres, Short term lease (1-5 years), Lease with option to buy, Partnership
The farm is currently ramping up as a "start up" farm after being fallow land for 20+ years. We are currently producing 5 Acres of vegetables for a well established CSA program of 80+ members (waiting list of 30+ families) and a recently renovated farm stand open to the public. The farm also is home to a growing herd of Nigerian dairy goats and large flock of egg laying hens. The total land is 68 acres and right now 5+ acres are tilled, 2 100'x30' unheated hoop houses, 25+ acres of hay, and a large 5 acre fenced pasture for the goats. The remainder of the land remains fallow or is forest and/or elevated terrain. Over these past two years the new owners have restored the main barn, started to repair the farm house, added the hoop houses, added two new chicken tractors, and added two new row barns for the livestock. The owners are willing to continue to make additional improvements such as adding refrigeration, improvements to the farm home and add an additional well for irrigation.
16-1173: Town of Winsted, 180 acres, Long term lease (5+ years), Short term lease (1-5 years), Partnership
Former dairy farm on 180 acres of open and forested land for rent/lease. Fields are currently used for hay. Barn, farmhouse and storage buildings available. Small apple orchard and pear trees on sight. Owner wishes to help restore the property to an active livestock/agriculture farm.
16-1168: Town of Berlin, 12 acres, Long term lease (5+ years), Short term lease (1-5 years)
This family property has been sold to me and had been a cattle, horse, goat, dairy, egg farm and had grown various crops & veggies in years past. It has much of the fencing still intact. When I was a child the cows, goats and horses would graze the wooded areas which have tall trees providing shade and a brook running through the property fed by the pond directly next door. They all stayed in the main barn year round and two enclosed sheds were used to house the foods and equipment. I am looking to do the same as well as xmas tress in one of the fields.
16-1163: Town of Windham, 6 acres, Farm Buildings included
Up to 6 acres that has not had chemicals for decades, if ever. Four potential parcels, sandy loam soil, level and sloped, electricity, water and some storage space available. Hayfields since 1950s. Ideal for organic vegetables or other sustainable use.
16-1154: Town of New Milford, 12 acres, short term lease, lease with option to buy, Partnership
10 acres of well fenced pasture, suitable for rotational grazing for goats sheep or cattle. Chicken house. Hoop house and deer fenced garden. Water and electricity are available. Short to mid term lease. Possibly partnership or straight out lease.
07-1010 (REVISED Dec. '17): Town of Amston, 7.5 acres, horse farm, Barn and land for lease, Farm for Standard Sale - Seven and half beautiful acres. Currier and Ives setting. With 40x80 12 stall horse barn, 3 car garage with 900 sq. foot in-law apartment. 230-year-old farmhouse totally restored. Front and back porches. Wood stove, gardens, large pond & waterfall. Gorgeous gazebo overlooking pond. Barn with electric. Chicken coop. Circular drive. 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, large kitchen, dining room and living room. Sitting room adjacent to kitchen. Will consider barn and land for lease.