Small Farm with Tunnel House in East Haddam, CT

174 Clark Hill Rd, East Haddam, CT

1 acres available for farming

Small Farm with Tunnel House in East Haddam, CT

  • 174 Clark Hill Rd, East Haddam, CT

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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

  • Specialty crops
  • Other

Farming Practices

  • Organic (not certified)
  • Sustainable

Water Sources

  • Drilled well

Soils

We have spent 4 years cultivating our soil and removing rocks in our current plot. Lime is applied each year along with a top dressing of compost from the animals here on the farm. We have not had to supplement with fertilizer for years. There are several areas that can also be utilized for growing but will need soil amendments initially.

Tenure Arrangement

  • Short term lease
  • Long term lease

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

No

Is the farm presently listed with a realtor?

No

Additional Information

Other Farm Amenities

  • Access to electricity
  • Access to water (irrigation)
  • Cooler (for produce storage)
  • Fencing
  • Greenhouse
  • Parking space for farmer
  • Storage shed (enclosed)

Farm Infrastructure

  • Equipment
  • Farm buildings

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

We currently own and operate a small (non-certified) organic farm. Our main crops are seasonal vegetables with several reliable buyers (restaurants).  We have just installed a 48'x16' tunnel house to extend the growing season. Approximately 5,000sf of fenced in growing area with several raised beds with the opportunity for more growing area. Access to well water, tools, materials etc. all included with the lease. 8'x8' farm stand is located at the corner of the property with full size refrigerator. Option for tractor use/rent as well. We ask that all practices be organic and sustainable in respect to our land and farm animals. Our farm has a growing community and educational events as well as community events are welcome and encouraged upon discussion and approval.