Farming Opportunity – Amethyst Farm, Amherst
Seeking new farming partner(s) on 2 to 50 acres (negotiable) in central Amherst, MA. Immediate availability.
As of last growing season about 7 acres were in organic vegetable production for on-site CSA distribution. The remaining acreage was in horse hay production. The property includes:
- 5 high tunnels
- Cold storage
- Distribution shed
- Partial irrigation
- Tobacco barn storage space
- Hay storage space
- Additional equipment (including small tractors, & haying equipment) may be for sale
APR (Agricultural Preservation Restriction) land. Housing not available.
Produce market: LOYAL CSA MEMBER BASE to build upon and on-site market for horse hay.
We will consider proposals from established operations looking to move or expand, as well as from new ventures. Multiple compatible operations will also be entertained. Preference will be given to organic (or better) practices, local distribution markets, community involvement, and favorable financial terms.
Please direct inquiries and proposals to: