Wind Hill Community Farm & Learning Center, Inc.

3006 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, CT 06033

1 acres available for farming

Wind Hill Community Farm & Learning Center, Inc.

  • 3006 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, CT 06033

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The Land

Is the farm currently in operation?

Yes

Type of Property Poster

Land trust or other conservation organization

Type of Farm Operation

  • Field crops
  • Specialty crops

Farming Practices

  • Organic (not certified)

Water Sources

  • Drilled well

Soils

Area available has been farmed for 10+ years, with annual additions of composted manure, leaves, wood chips and top soil, all prepared using organic principles.

Tenure Arrangement

  • Employment for a period of time then transfer ownership
  • Other

Are there any other current leases, partnerships, or arrangements on your property?

Our property is located within the town-owned open space area (Longo Farm Open Space Area), which is leased by the Town of Glastonbury to Wind Hill Community Farm & Learning Center, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Is the farm presently listed with a realtor?

No

Selling Price

not offered for sale

Additional Information

Other Farm Amenities

  • Access to water (irrigation)
  • Fencing
  • Greenhouse
  • Parking space for farmer

Farm Infrastructure

  • Equipment
  • Farm buildings

Is the farm land protected under any conservation easements or other programs?

Yes

If so, what kind of easement or program is in place?

As stated, the property is owned by the Town of Glastonbury and is leased to Wind Hill Community Farm & Learning Center, Inc. We have operated a 501c3 nonprofit farm on this site for 13 years, which includes a community garden with 30 raised beds for rent by families, a 72' hoophouse, and several fields for use in operating a local CSA and presenting community dinners, concerts and educational programs including programs for elementary school children, all as part of our community programs promoting local farms, environmental stewardship and healthy lifestyles.

Have you applied for a restoration grant for the property?

Yes

Year of Restoration Grant

2022

Description

We are offering our land to be used to develop crops to offer in a CSA system which will be overseen by Wind Hill Community Farm & Learning Center, Inc.   We will support and assist the farmer and will be involved in offering and managing the CSA of up to 30 shares for the 2024 growing season.  We are looking for an experienced farmer who can manage the set up, maintenance and upkeep of the farmed area throughout the season, with the assistant of the Executive Director and others experienced in running our CSA for the last 5 years.