FARMLAND FOR LEase
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- 17-1209: Town of Brooklyn, 14 acres of open pasture for short term lease
14 acres of open pasture suitable for livestock grazing.
- 17-1207: Town of Plainfield, 40 acres, for short or long term lease
For lease: 2+ acres for blueberries, and 3 acres for vegetable production. Well, pond, and brook water are available, as well as access to electricity, barn, cooler, greenhouse, and storage shed.
- 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.
- 17-1201: Town of Ridgefield, 4 acres for short or long term lease
4 acres, half sloped, half flat. Large Barn. 3/4 bedroom, 3 bath house. Laying chickens and coop on site. This is a new parcel being added to existing small farm and public garden. Plan on renting house...why not to a farmer?! Existing farm stand and small CSA could be included. Let's talk!!!
- 16-1197: Town of North Stonington, 50 acres, for a partnership or other options
This farm has been in my family for generations. It has about 40 acres of open hayfields, with over twenty acres of woodland and 2 cornfields to produce feed for cattle. 1 large dairy barn, 1 smaller barn, 2 sawmills, haying equipment which has allowed me to produce my main crop being hay. We have several garden spots, chicken coops which we house 60 chickens, a goat barn which at this time houses 7 goats, 2 pig pens with pigs. Due to age and limited time I am seeking a partner, or open to other options.
- 16-1195: Town of Cheshire, 14 acres, Partnership, Other options
We are seeking the right person to partner with. Our farm is currently being renovated, and we are putting a substantial investment into it. We want to lease the land and share profits from growing operations. This is a great opportunity for the right person/family who cannot afford their own farm. We are primarily an orchard, but want to offer a variety of fruits and vegetables to be sold at our large farm store that is being renovated as well. We offer housing, equipment and an opportunity to share in our vision. We prefer someone with orchard and organic experience. Please contact me to discuss further information.
- 16-1193: Town of Newtown, 10 acres, Long term lease (5+ years), Short term lease (1-5 years)
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.
- 16-1192: Town of New Hartford, 5 acres, Long term lease (5+ years), Lease with option to buy, Standard Sale
Beautiful farm property with 3 barns, silo, 1700 sq. Ft. colonial home, organic garden, horse riding arena, pond, and plenty of space and pasture. Many major updates include new solar system (no electric bill), new roof on house and main barn, new well pump, hot water heater, electric fencing, and much more. Great location with easy access to Routes 4 and 202. Next to hundreds of acres of wooden preserve land for hiking and horseback riding. Currently a working horse farm with other livestock. 10 stalls with room for expansion. Income potential and endless possibilities.
- 16-1191: Town of West Hartland, 4 acres, Long term lease (5+ years), Short term lease (1-5 years), Lease with option to buy, Standard Sale, Owner-Financed Sale
2 parcels of land, 2 acres each for sale or lease. One lightly wooded and the other heavily wooded. Both lots back up to hundreds of acres of state forest. Near the Farmington River, Godwin Dam, Howell's Pond and Hartland Pond. Photos upon request. No hunters.
- 16-1189: Town of Sherman, 4 acres Short term lease (1-5 years)
Strawberry Fields Farm, established in 1775, today only fruit and vegetable are grown on a few acres. A seasonal high tunnel just erected to be used for growing seasonal vegetables. The farm has an existing CSA program.
- 16-1188: Town of Cheshire, 20 acres
Orchard Opportunity. Drazen Orchards located on 30 acres in Cheshire, growing apples, peaches, pears and plums is seeking energetic farm foreman to help oversee all aspects of our current operation and ongoing expansion. Experience in orchard practices, operation of equipment and mechanical aptitude required. Additional opportunity for a farm couple which could include management and further development of existing retail and PYO operation with potential of on farm housing. Please only respond by email : email@example.com
- 16-1185: Town of Canton, 2 acres, Short term lease (1-5 years), Lease with option to buy, Standard Sale
Small farm for sale or rent on 2.8 acres. Beautiful fully restored historic farmhouse, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths. Large barn with water and electric. 4-bay carriage shed. Fenced pastures. Great for livestock and vegetables! Beautiful location on quiet country road in North Canton. For sale: $349,900 or For Rent: $2,200 per month. More information and photos may be found at www.WildesArt.com/130BunkerHill .
NEW PRICE: SALE: 299,900 or RENT $1,900 per month
- 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.
- 16-1180: Town of Newtown, 20 acres, Long term lease (5+ years), Short term lease (1-5 years), Partnership, Employment for a period of time then transfer ownership
Currently raising goats for meat milk and pets, horses chickens and rabbits. Would like to find someone to help with operations or do solo additional livestock or horse boarding and activities. We would like to do educational programs with children and families. Lots of potential to expand housing available if needed. Barns and some equipment available also.
- 16-1175: Town of Falls Village, 5 acres, Long term lease (5+ years), Short term lease (1-5 years), Partnership
We are a young couple that has been farming this property for 4 years. We started out doing vegetables and a CS but now have moved onto livestock production. We have a 16x20' farm stand on a main road where people often stop to get their eggs and purchase our pasture-raised meats. We'd like someone to take over the vegetable operation. We could offer use of our tractor, our small greenhouse (10x12) and possibly some rudimentary lodging (above a new pole barn we're building) if needed in exchange for a small share of the vegetables. We want someone who would only use organic practices.
- 16-1174: Town of Sandy Hook, 3 acres, Short term lease (1-5 years)
I have a small farm in Newtown, CT with about 3 acres available. I have a small pond on the property so there is accessible water. I would be interested in someone using the property for Honey Bees or wild flowers. Would like the property to remain pesticide free. I am open to other suggestions for the use of the land.
- 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.
- 16-1172: Town of Mansfield, 8 acres, Long term lease (5+ years),Farm Buildings, Housing, Access to water, Access to electricity, other facilities available
Original milk farm from 1800. Growing feed corn and hay since.
- 16-1169: Town of Gales Ferry, 20 acres, long term lease (5+ years), short term lease (1-5 years), Lease with option to buy, Partnership, Employment for a period of time then transfer ownership, Standard Sale, other
The farm includes a vegetable stand, 5 greenhouses (with permits for an additional 5), field acreage for vegetables, pasture for livestock, a rental pavilion, and an ice cream store. This is a well maintained operation with much to offer in a nice community. It is near a tourism area with huge potential, and has been in operation for 20 years. Looking for a hard working person who is interested in greenhouse and vegetable production. Experienced farmer is willing to mentor operation and partner with applicant. I want to make clear this would be a very unique opportunity.
- 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.
- 16-1166: Town of Lisbon, 10 acres, Long term lease (5+ years), Short term lease (1-5 years), Lease with option to buy, Standard Sale; Farm Buildings
10 Acre Farm in Lisbon. Suitable for agriculture, livestock, organic farming, horses, cattle, swine, and chickens. Clear rolling pastures and fields. 10 Stall barn with enclosed large hay storage loft. Locked hay loft and feed room. Electric and water in barn. Secure, serene, and private. 860 334 5137
- 16-1165: 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
- 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.
- 16-1157: Town of New Hartford, 7 tillable acres, Short term lease , Standard Sale, farm buildings and housing included
An exceptional location at the gateway to Litchfield County. 9.64 acres of pristine farmland that includes exceptional residence with 2 mile views for a spectacular sunrise. Potential uses are a gentleman's farm with horses, livestock, an organic farm with roadside stand, or a spectacular vineyard due to high quality soil.
- 16-1154: Town of New Milford, 12 acres, short term lease, lease with option to buy, Partnership; Fencing, Farm Buildings, Equipment available
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.
- 16-1153: Town of Newtown, 4 acres, long or short term lease, fencing and housing available
Raw land, half clear half wooded. Already designated farm land. Wetlands are present. Owner willing to submit and advance applications for additional municipal approvals for expanded use and clearing of property if desired. Willing to work with someone long term who is looking to expand this farmland.
- 16-1152: Town of Cheshire, 2 acres, seeking farm manager for Community Farm CSA
Friends of Boulder Knoll operates a small scale, environmentally sustainable farm, Boulder Knoll Community Farm (BKCF) in Cheshire, CT that provides healthy, local produce to 75 shareholders via CSA as well as our neighbors in need. BKCF currently grows a vast variety of vegetables using organic production methods on roughly two acres of land leased from the Town of Cheshire. FOBK is seeking a Farm Manager, who will be responsible for all aspects of garden and CSA planning, soil preparation, planting, maintenance, harvest and distribution to CSA members and food donations. For a full job description and application instructions. please visit www.friendsofboulderknoll.com/hiring.
- 16-1151: Town of Storrs, 2 acres, long or short term lease, farm buildings, housing, electricity, irrigation water source available
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.
15-1148: Town of South Windsor, 2 acres, short term lease, equipment, fencing and parking space for farmer provided
Flat two acre frontage on Old Main Street, previously part of working farm. Only condition is it meet town requirements as working farmland.
15-1135: Town of Suffield, 43 acres, former farmland > 2 acres cleared, electricity, water, living and parking space for farmer, lease with option to buy
Many possibilities for this 45.6 acre lot, former farmland with > 2 acres currently cleared. Sale includes modern cape-style w/3 bed and 2 baths and 2 car garage.
15-1132: Town of Kent, 2 acres, 1.5 acres tillable, former dairy farm, flat pasture and municipal water
100 year old dairy farm with approximately 1.5 acres of flat pasture land and municipal water. Walking distance from town, farmers market in town on summer weekends and opportunity for farmstand on the property as well. Free electric car charging station on site. Owner is very Eco minded and enthusiastic about organic farming and promoting sustainable practices. Large parking area for farmstand. Great sunlight and historic charm. Kent is a busy tourist destination located on scenic RT 7 and 341.
15-1131: Town of Moodus, 15 acres open, 15 forested, former horse farm, 60 fruit trees, well, stream, barn
We purchased this 30 acre parcel overlooking the Salmon River in 2010. The property was previously a horse farm. Approximately 15 acres is woodlands and the other 15 acres is cleared. There are several large, flat fields. One field was planted with approximately 60 fruit trees in 2013, and we are hoping to partner with or employ someone with some experience in growing greenhouse vegetables. We are willing to install greenhouses on the property and would like to consider growing heirloom tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables, potentially for sale. We are looking for a person or couple with farming experience who would like to farm the property. We may be able to house this individual or couple in the apartment above the barn. The barn has four horse stalls, and while we currently have no horses, if the interested party has a horse and needs a place to keep it, that is a possibility as well. We are beginning farmers hoping to utilize our property in the smartest ways possible and are looking to partner with or employ someone with experience in farming who wishes to take advantage of this opportunity.
15-1129: Town of Branford, 11 acres for rent, possible water on site
Eleven tillable acres for rent to single individual or individuals for farming vegetables, hay or grasses only. No orchards, no tree farms, and no livestock. Farmer's access road. Possible water on site. Well-drained, flat fertile land. Will rent for $100 per season with a written, renewable rental agreement and a liability waiver. Land located near Route One in Branford behind historic old farmhouse.
14-1117: Town of Kent, 138 total acres (24 open, 99+ forested), currently in hay, barn, stable possible housing
(Revised) I have a former 19th century dairy farm which was used for breeding/raising ponies in the 1960's. Farm: 24 acre hay fields (32.5 tons/one cut/year); old barn able to hold all hay, in which I recently installed insulated concrete floor on lower level, perfect for livestock housing or milking shed, with additional storage, plus run-in shed on 6+ ac. pasture (1/2 fenced for goats; ½ fenced for horses). Additional pasturage possible after fencing. A 2-stall stable in a separate barn is accessible from pasture. Would like to partner with or lease to an experienced livestock farmer, preferably raising goats, using sustainable practices. Last year I purchased 2 Boer doelings which I hope to breed in late March 2016, with kids in September/October. I have a 2-horse trailer, used as movable "shed", and a pick-up truck. There is good local veterinary care for large animals. 1-room cottage available for summer only but I will discuss helping with a local rental in the near-term and possibly building a house in the future. Kent is a lovely prosperous town (pop. 3,000) with an excellent primary school and 3 private boarding schools which provide some employment opportunities, as do local small-scale contractors.
14-1113: Town of Cheshire, 33 total acres (10 wooded), currently orchard and in fruits, pond and wells drilled
A picturesque orchard on 33 rolling acres, has a pond and country store. It was one of the 1st orchards in the area to allow Pick Your Own along with tractor rides to the picking areas, from 1978. Business was developed by allowing the public to enjoy a day in the country in our orchards and country store. Our charming country store is well maintained. Besides displaying our fabulous fruit, we offer delectable gourmet foods, baked goods and fall related decorations. Our cider donuts and apple fritters are professionally made for us, and the very best and are both loved by our regular customers. We see many patrons year after year and generations after generations. We are grateful for this loyal following. We continue to grow, even with other orchards nearby. It would be our pleasure to introduce the right person to continue our success.
14-1109: Town of Monroe, 12+ acres,
Seeking biodynamic farmer to revitalize and "vegetable" farm dormant farmland in Monroe, CT. Lease or possible partnership available. Start with 1-2 acres with potential for up to 12 acres. Currently established and participating in the local farmers market. Roadside stand potential. Small greenhouse. Possible seasonal rooming available for single individual.
13-1107: Town of Salisbury, 400 total owned (roughly 140 tillable, 180 forest), barn, housing opportunity
Situated in a high secluded valley on quiet road, surrounded by protected land, Hamlet Hill Farm has been a farm since 1750. Raise meat sheep, about 65 ewes with a goal of 125. Lower section of the farm could easily separate from the animal part and evolve into vegetable production with a focus on certain high value crops — garlic??? Two very good areas for pastured pigs. Summer 2013, worked 3 1/2 acres of soil adjacent to land where Spring 2013 the first hoop grow house, 32 x 70 feet, will be installed. Barn could be used for sales, washing or a commercial kitchen. Store in our village could be potential farm to table market for specialty products from this and other farms around the area. Looking for an exceptional, motivated and experienced couple, looking for an opportunity to build. Will offer a partnership arrangement above a basic draw salary and housing.
13-1106: Town of Scotland, 50 total acres owned, current apple orchard
Established apple orchard, 300 trees, 11 varieties, available for lease to qualified farmer. The trees are semi-dwarf, approximately 15 years old.
13-1100: Town of Watertown, more 73 acres (40+ tillable, 23+ wooded), multiple wells, pond, stream
Our farm is located in the beautiful rolling hills of Litchfield County. It is 73+ acres of undeveloped farmland located in Watertown, CT. It is comprised of pastures and woodland that has been actively farmed. Well located between Litchfield and Watertown, the land would make a beautiful Gentleman's Farm, residential development, camp, etc. It contains both flat and gently sloping terrain. There are dirt roads for access. Several water sources; 3+ wells, running stream and small pond. Approximately 40+ acres are farmable with the rest being woods and wetlands. There are no buildings.
12-1093: Town of Old Saybrook, 12.6 acres (10 tillable, 2.6 wooded), home +barn, current organic vegetable, greenhouse
Established organic farm available for rent/lease with off-the-grid home and barn area. Great upside potential due to burgeoning local markets and restaurant opportunities. Total area is 13 acres. Two acres are currently deer-fenced and under cultivation (vegs/flowers/fruit/chickens in chicken-tractor). Current eight-acre hay field can be converted to cultivation. Greenhouse is 400 square feet. Experienced organic farmer on site, available to train new tenants. Farm currently generating $40,000 annual income from farmers’ markets and farm stand/CSA. Easy access and parking for farm visitors. Bordered by scenic land trust property. Located in the shoreline area of Connecticut, very near the Connecticut River, Long Island Sound, Route 95. Monthly rent of $2000. No utility expense. Contact me if interested.
12-1080: Town of Clinton, 26 acres (mostly wooded), pond
This 26 + of forest with a natural pond. We are restoring the house on the property and we plan to live there. We are looking for someone who is interested in tapping trees, growing crops on the land. This was a farm several years ago. Open to sound suggestions for our little piece of heaven. No housing available. This is a work in progress and we have just started working within a forester to come up with a plan for the land.
11-1065: Town of Pomfret, 140 total acres (20 tillable, 140 wooded)
I have two old farms in Pomfret, adjacent to each other, with perhaps 20 acres of tillable fields, and the rest is woodland. The land has not been farmed in about 40 years or longer and I would like to bring it back into productivity with organic farming, no use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers. There are houses on the properties, but they are occupied at the moment, so the person interested in farming would need to have his/her own accommodation, at least for now. I would be willing to lease the land for a reasonable amount or even to exchange labor for some of the produce. I would work with a potential farmer to find a suitable arrangement.
10-1053 (REVISED): Town of Lebanon, more than 20 acres tillable for rent or lease
Rent or lease a beautiful plot of land in Lebanon, CT. Over twenty acres of tillable soil with high visibility to create garden center or vegetable shack. Willing to explore all business opportunities. Additional tillable land in the back. Could be ideal for wind or solar farm. Three phase wire nearby.
10-1049: Town of Preston, 221 acres
(Revised) Farms consists of approximately 220 acres divided by Rt. 164 and is approximately 2 mi. South of exit 22 on Rt.395. The Westside of farm on Rt 164 is available for lease or rent. Broad brook runs through this property which also boarders Krug Road. Location would be excellent for roadside stand as Rt.164 is used for casino and beach traffic and is located on a Ct. Designated Scenic Highway. Fishing is allowed, and stocked by the state of Ct.. No hunting is allowed.
09-1040 (REVISED): Town of Ashford, 3 acres (2 tillable), 18th century home. barn w/ stalls, partial fencing, greenhouse Small acreage (3 acres) available in Ashford with lovely updated 4-5 bedroom furnished 1700's house. Conveniently located on Rte. 44 and within a few miles of several successful farmer's markets. Looking for a short term lease with possible partnership in future. Barn with 4 padded stalls and 3 partially fenced fields that could be used for horses, goats, sheep or other livestock and/or organic farm products. We have kept horses and goats on property previously. I have been keeping a small organic vegetable, fruit, herb and flower garden close to the house. A greenhouse is attached to the house and is plumbed , electrified and can be heated but has not been used in years. Live-in possibility for the right person or people.
09-1039: Town of Litchfield, 39 total acres, (4-8 tillable, 35 wooded), pond
Landowner with 4-5 acres old hayfield, 2-3 acres wetland meadows. Will consider proposals to use for truck farm, nursery stock, possibly animals.
09-1036 (REVISED): Town of Gaylordsville, 10+ acres tillable/pasture, 30+ wooded, potential for hay or livestock, housing
Looking for the right people for our farm - partners, interns, or others - for several projects that we are embarking on for our land and adjoining properties. Some of our needs include person(s) who can help or can run with: 40 acres of prime soils for land raised or organic cereal grains; work another parcel, raising grass fed beef and pasture restoration; have experience with the maintenance and harvesting of hay lots; experience or interest in the development of a humane local organic abattoir for organic grass fed beef and other livestock. We are interested in speaking to sustainable agriculture students or graduates, skilled abattoir personnel, and/or hardworking people (employees/partners) to help us reach our goals. We are open to offer the right person(s) housing, partnerships, or other options.
08-1026 (REVISED): Town of Pomfret, 2 acres. currently horses, poultry, vegetables, flowers, well drilled, house and barns
Abbington/Pomfret 2-acre mini-farm in quaint Northeastern CT. 3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath farmhouse. New roof, furnace, septic, windows. Privacy fence. Two enclosed porches. First floor laundry. Gilbrater swimming pool. New coral-scene liner. Enclosed deck. Carriage style garage. Two 3-story barns. One has 4 stalls, center aisle, tack and feed room. Electricity, phone and water. 600+ bales of hay storage and living quarters started upstairs. Huge run-in underneath approx. 400 x 200 feet corral. Riding area. Trails nearby. Close to 395 and 84. 5 miles from Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. All appliances and lawn equipment convey. Price reduced! Asking price now $165,000 (or lease option negotiable 10-20% down). For sale by owner. I do not have internet, so call any time.
08-1021: Town of Norwich, 15 total acres
Parcel of land for lease or for sale. Approximately 15 acres –open field- on Route 82 in Bozrah bordering on Noble Hill.
08-1020: Town of Norwich, 10 acres
Open field for lease or sale-previously a corn field. The parcel is approximately 10 acres in Montville, with additional land under power line. Near 395.
07-1008: Town of West Cornwall, 7.5 acres (5 tillable, 1 wooded), pond, equipment, trailer for living
Owner trying to start a sustainable vegetable farm on 4 tillable acres. Owner would like to sell the vegetables at the local farmers market, roadside stand and start a CSA. Owner willing to contribute capital for start-up including a small tractor, seed, fertilizer, etc. and split the profits. A trailer is available for living.