Flora Ridge Farm

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County: Surry

Location: 260 flora ridge lane, Mount Airy, NC 27030

Total acres 10.0

Acres of cropland/tillable land 0.0

Acres of pasture 8.0

Acres of unfenced pasture 0.0

Property Description

10 plus acre former tobacco farm growing hydroponic lettuces and herbs. 2 bedroom home, 2- 30x128 ft. hydroponic nft greenhouses.

Type of opportunity

  • Sale (Standard)
  • Sale (Owner Financed)
  • Lease (1 to 5 Years)
  • Lease (5+ Years)
  • Lease with Option to Buy

Type of opportunity - more info

Great opportunity for anyone willing to operate and produce lettuce crops year round. Already an established business with 16 yrs. of production in the Piedmont Triad. Diversified business ranging from restaurants to CSA producers and farmers markets to retailers.

Equipment & infrastructure

  • Barn
  • Fencing
  • Well / Pond / Other water source
  • Greenhouse
  • Farmer housing
  • Farm equipment
  • Processing facilities
  • Irrigation equipment
  • Cold storage (cooler/freezer)

Equipment & infrastructure - more info

2- 30x128 ft. hydroponic nft (nutrient film technique) growing equipment including gutters, pumps, fans, controls, heaters and grow lights, framework for a 3rd greenhouse.

Current production on farm

  • Herbs
  • Vegetable production

Current production on farm - more info

Lettuce, romaine and herb production with sales on a weekly basis. Spinach is grown seasonally along with kale and mustard greens but still sold on a weekly basis

Current and past farming practices

  • Biodynamic
  • Conventional
  • Ecological production but not certified

Current and past farming practices - more info

The farm was initially a tobacco farm

Additional aspects

With the addition of a third greenhouse and the open land available for either cattle or high tunnel production the possibilities are substantial.