40 Acres of Prime Agricultural Bottomland in Yancey County

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County: Yancey

Location: Various within Yancey County

Total acres 40.0

Acres of cropland/tillable land 40.0

Acres of pasture 0.0

Acres of unfenced pasture 0.0

Property Description

TRACTOR Food and Farms, a non-profit local food hub located in Burnsville, NC has access to 40 acres of prime agricultural bottomland in Yancey County and is recruiting vegetable and fruit growers to grow on TRACTOR managed lands for the 2018 growing season. Amenities include irrigation water from a well and/or stream, shared-use equipment, electricity, boxes/packaging at cost, and access to a GAP certified facility with wash lines and cold storage. TRACTOR also provides marketing, sales, and distribution to established produce markets. For more information about this opportunity and TRACTOR, please call 828-536-0126, or visit us online at tractorfoodandfarms.com.

Type of opportunity

  • Lease (1 to 5 Years)

Type of opportunity - more info

The grower will decide how much land that they want to grow on based on the type of crop and experience of the farmer. Farm products must be food related.

Equipment & infrastructure

  • Well / Pond / Other water source
  • Farm equipment
  • Processing facilities
  • Irrigation equipment
  • Cold storage (cooler/freezer)

Current production on farm

  • Fallow
  • Field crops
  • Herbs
  • Vegetable production

Current and past farming practices

  • Conventional

Conservation easements or other protection programs

TRACTOR is currently working with the landowners to preserve the land as farmland and also to establish conservation easements within the properties.