Land Offered

Land Offered

Your Name
Vermont Land Trust
Your Email Address
suzanne@vlt.org
County
Out of State
Is the land for lease or sale?
Sale
Are you planning to train or be a mentor to a farmer who farms this land?
Yes
Please briefly explain the terms of the lease or sale
Green Acres Farm was established in 1910 and is located on both sides of Route 14 in South Randolph. All the farmland is used to support a dairy operation and the land can be certified organic if a buyer is interested in managing the land organically.

There are 50 acres of fertile hay and pasture land. The soils include very productive Winooski Very Fine Sandy Loam, Belgrade Silt Loam, and Buckland Loam. All of the open farmland can be grazed with a rotational grazing system. The farm has 4,600 feet of frontage on the Second Branch of the White River, and 3,600 feet on a tributary.
The farm will be sold subject to a perpetual farmland conservation easement that allows all types of agricultural uses and new agricultural structures. The easement includes an option to purchase at agricultural value.
How big is the total parcel of land?
51-100 acres
Additional details about how much is tillable, pasture and/or woodland
48 acres pasture and tillable, 42 acres woodland
Is the land certified organic?
No
Any other details (Previous use, soils and water quality testing results, any synthetic chemicals used within three years etc.)
Land could be certified organic
Please describe any existing infrastructure: fencing, irrigation, buildings or housing on the property
The farmhouse has two living units with an optional third apartment. There is a 130’ x 36’ tie-stall dairy barn in good condition with capacity for 48 milk cows and 20 calves. The barn has a pipeline milking system, gutter cleaner, and exhaust fans, hay elevator, and calf hutches. The farm includes a new cement barnyard and cement manure pit. Other buildings include a shed used for storage and a 64’x40’equipment shed is located across the road from the dairy barn.
Date Submitted
04/02/18