Ellington Farm Looking for Sheep Grazer

24 Middle Road, Ellington, CT 06029

20 acres available for farming

Ellington Farm Looking for Sheep Grazer

  • 24 Middle Road, Ellington, CT 06029

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The Land

Is the farm currently in operation?

Yes

Type of Property Poster

Farmer or farm family

Type of Farm Operation

  • Livestock
  • Field crops
  • Specialty crops

Farming Practices

  • Conventional

Water Sources

  • Spring

Soils

Wapping very fine sandy loam (40% of site) and Narragansett silt loam (60% of site) soils.

Tenure Arrangement

  • Short term lease
  • Long term lease
  • Partnership

Are there any other current leases, partnerships, or arrangements on your property?

Existing solar land lease.

Is the farm presently listed with a realtor?

No

Additional Information

Farm Infrastructure

  • Not applicable

Is the farm land protected under any conservation easements or other programs?

No

Have you applied for a restoration grant for the property?

No

Description

The parcel is 68 acres, of which 44 acres are cleared, and 24 acres are forested. The solar project footprint comprises 20 acres. A mixed use agricultural plan has been established, which incorporates sheep grazing within the solar fenced area. 

We are interested in partnering with a sheep grazer to work within the solar project area for the 2024 season and beyond.