New Genesis Garden/Farm

Posted on February 22, 2017Last updated 9 hours ago

The Land

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Property Location:

281 Cushman Rd. Rochester, Ma. 02770

Total number of acres available with this property:

6-20

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

6-20

Acres of pasture:

1-5

Acres of forested land:

1-5

Other open and/or non-farmable land

Wetlands not included, there's another 5 or 6 acres of forest. Trees around perimeter with wagon trails.

Is there a forest management plan for forestland on the available property?:

No

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

Yes
Farm Information

Water sources present

None available

Water sources details

Looking into digging a common well hole into the lower sand aquifer (starts at 4' down) and bore-piping down into the lower sand with several pipes. See You-Tube "Well digging by hand". Starting with a 16' deep hole with a backhoe.

Barns, sheds or other structures

None available

Farm infrastructure details

Trailers, Sheds, Tent buildings, Greenhouses, Hoophouses Ok. with the possibility of a seasonal tiny house.

Farmer housing

None available

Farmer housing details

Nearby cheap rental property in Wareham & New Bedford, also areas in-between. Possibly ok to camp for season with a trailer or tiny house.

Equipment and machinery

None available

Equipment and machinery details

Lots of Tractor farm/hobby guys / neighbors around with tractors, and available for hire. Used them before for 6+ Acre Corn Maze, and they were pretty cheap. I also have an antique tractor that I could do some harrowing with, and small amount of plowing.
Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

Property for rent
Other

Property for lease

Short or long term lease available. Three separate 3 Acre plots. Road-Driveway access. Also willing to separate a 3 acre lot in half for Green-Hoophouse use. Send Farm plan info & any related info, animals, Trucks, equipment, farming experience, etc,.
Additional Information

Description

Property DESCRIPTION

ACRES AVAILABLE: (2) 3-Acre fields + 3-Acres Pasture, and 5+Acres Forest . From 3 – 14

Great 12” to 16” deep fertile top soil. Fields mostly hidden from road, pretty private and secure, but there’s road frontage on MA, State Rt-105 and near a stop sign. Farm stand ok, good location & spot.

In Rochester on the Acushnet edge, scenic area on a main Road, with lots of cars & bikes, cursing by & many nice houses in area, and not many farm stands.

Two 3 Acre Fields, and one treed 3 acre parklike pasture in front with several smaller growing areas.available. One field needs some brush removed, other field has 2 acres clear, and 1 acre needs clearing.

15 minutes from New Bedford and Wareham (Low Rent housing) many stores , Tractor Supply, Home D, Lowes, Sterns Irragation, and the Farm agency's building at Rt-28 & Rt-58.

Local Country Grocery/Package Store just down the road & Pizza, Restaurants, Feed & Seed, and I-195 nearby.

The Ocean & Cape is nearby,,, beaches, boats, shellfish, fishing,, & Free Seawead.

PROPERTY FOR LEASE

Lease/Rental Agreement,,, Possible work for rent (construction, landscaping, etc.) if meeting requirements, with deposit & agreed upon number of hours per week. Farm Manager Possibility or other Partner type options. No Pesticides, Herbicides or any poisons, Organic methods Only.

Greenhouses, Hoophouses, Permiculture, Aquaculture, Forest Farming, and cutting edge or advanced growing methods, with occasional public interaction (Classes, Workshops) preferred.

Owner is a long time “Green Builder” and constructs Passive Solar Homes, Buildings & Solar Greenhouses. Willing to build or help build, High-Tech Solar Year-Round Greenhouses/Hoophouses with the newest most advanced techniques, or enhance standard Hoophouses, for a very low cost.

Also, a possibility of sharing costs & Solar Greenhouse space,,, and/or Cows & Critter tending.

EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY

None available, but some Harrowing could be done, by me with my old tractor. Also several Farmers nearby & a lot of guys with tractors & small yards that like to do some tractor work for cheap,  I hired some for planting corn maze previously. Bring your own equipment.

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