Picturesque Organic Farm with Housing Available for Lease in Petersham, MA
Retiring farm owner in search of an experienced farmer to raise 1-5 acres of vegetables and optional livestock on her 90+ acre organic farm in Petersham MA.
The farm owner has lived on this property for 30+ years and is ready to turn operations over to a motivated individual or couple committed to organic practices. 5 acres of tillable land, a private 3 bedroom home, and up to 70 acres of pasture is available for rent starting January 1st, 2018.
The owner is primarily interested in having someone take over the organic vegetable operation. Preference will be given to candidates interested in running a CSA and/or educational programming. If candidates are interested in diversify their operation by raising livestock, up to 70 acres of fenced pasture can be included in the lease for rotational grazing.
The current vegetable managers supply several local wholesale buyers and 30 CSA members with vegetables and eggs, and the owner would be happy to see a tenant farmer take over those accounts.
For those interested in diversifying their business plan, a small apple orchard, sugar shack, and wood lot could be included in the farm lease.
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