Health Hero Farm; 10 acres for cropland in South Hero, VT

Posted on September 11, 2017Last updated 5 days ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

350 West Shore Road, South Hero, VT 05486

Total number of acres available with this property:

6-20

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

6-20

Acres of pasture:

Not Applicable

Acres of forested land:

Not Applicable

Other open and/or non-farmable land

Organic, mildly sloping, soil types BcB and VaB. One half acre was in vegetables for 4 years. Currently all 180 acres are being grazed by cattle; however, up to 10 acres are being offered to a vegetable/fruit farmer.

Is the property certified organic, or does it qualify for organic certification under federal organic regulations?:

Yes
Farm Information

Water sources present

Available

Water sources details

Drilled well, 20+ gallons per minute. UV sanitation unit in the farm stand guarantees potable water for drinking and vegetable washing.

Barns, sheds or other structures

Available

Farm infrastructure details

Large historic bank barn with farmstand and insulated office. Three equipment storage sheds, each with multiple bays. Shop. 150'x75' hoop barn for cattle shelter in winter. Large greenhouse. Large compost pile. Walk in cooler.

Farmer housing

None available

Farmer housing details

Mobile housing has been used in the past, but there is no unit on the farm now. Composting toilet at farm yard. Camping is available in warmer weather. Rent nearby in cold weather.

Equipment and machinery

Available

Equipment and machinery details

tractor and ATV
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for rent

Property for lease

Nominal rent to cover additional costs incurred by owners; e.g., electricity, fuel, insurance, equipment usage.
Additional Information

Description

Incredible infrastructure available for lease to an organic producer on a 180-acre conserved, certified-organic farm in South Hero, VT.  The farm is mostly used for grazing 100% grass-fed beef cattle, but the ½ to 10 acre garden component is available for lease.  There is a high tunnel (with a frost-free hydrant), a farm stand with refrigerator and customer parking, an office, a walk-in cooler, a barn and sheds for equipment and tool storage.  Potential business assets include  access to local farmers’ markets and customer lists.  Please visit our website HealthHeroFarm.com.   Interested parties should contact Joan Falcao at 802-378-5246 for additional information.  We would love to give you a tour of the farm and hear if this opportunity would be a good fit for you.   We will be asking for a business description, a resume of relevant experience and letters of recommendation.

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