Nature Based Education Center

Farming Experience

Farming experience

Less than three years of experience

Type of farming experience

  • Gardening
  • Homesteading

Name of your farming operation or where you are currently farming

www.learnerscenter.org

Farming Plans

State(s) of interest

  • Massachusetts

Location details

I'm looking to open 3 locations in each county across Western Mass.

Minimum acreage desired

0.5

Arrangements desired

  • Lease
  • Business partnership
  • Lease-to-own
  • Collective/group tenure
  • Something else

Planned farming practices

  • Not certified, but follow organic practices
  • Sustainable/regenerative

Infrastructure needed

  • Farm buildings
  • Housing

Description of infrastructure needed

Standing Building: Shed/Barn

Additional Information

In search of 3 farms each with a 2000 sqft standing building/ barn of indoor space to host our education center. Each location contract set up will be a long-term lease/rent or Lease-to-own option, also open to other financial arrangements. Minimum monthly lease budget is $2,500 and up depending on type of building. 

Standing building with electricity: if in need of renovation, ie: insulation, plumbing, we can work with you. For example: we can build an Outhouse for Bathroom use. 

In addition to hosting our education center, we are here to provide ongoing volunteer farm maintenance, assisting Farmers in the following: Gardening, Animal Care, Composting and open to other proposals. Including risk waivers to protect all.  

Ideal locations: Farthest WEST is Williamsburg and Westhampton to farthest NORTH is Whately to Cushman, farthest EAST- borderline of Belchertown and Grandby to farthest SOUTH is Holyoke Highlands. 

We also have access to grants that turn asphalt/parking lots into playscapes/natural landscapes. Please reach out if you have any questions.

Operation hours are September to June 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Tuesday through Friday, with potential/consideration to operate a fifth day. Following the public-school calendar, we're closed on major holidays. 

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