TOF Conservation Dept

Fairfield, CT

7 acres available for farming

TOF Conservation Dept

  • Fairfield, CT

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The Land

Is the farm currently in operation?

No

Type of Property Poster

Public landowner

Type of Farm Operation

  • Livestock

Farming Practices

  • Conventional

Water Sources

  • Other

Soils

Paxton and Montauk fine sandy loam
Fields formerly used for corn

Tenure Arrangement

  • Short term lease

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

3-year lease

Is the farm presently listed with a realtor?

No

Additional Information

Other Farm Amenities

  • Access to water (irrigation)
  • Parking space for farmer

Farm Infrastructure

  • Not applicable

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

Yes

If so, what kind of easement or program is in place?

Land managed by the Town's Conservation Department and Commission

Have you applied for a restoration grant for the property?

No

Description

Almost 8-acres of flat, former corn fields for grazing sheep/goats guarded by llamas to clear invasive plants, mainly mugwort between May and September.

500g poly water tank provided 

See Lease Agreement for specifics