Greenhouse and small business space in Smith Mill Works

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County: Buncombe

Location: 80 Cowan Cove Rd, Asheville, NC

Total acres 28.0

Acres of cropland/tillable land 3.0

Acres of pasture 0.0

Acres of unfenced pasture 0.0

Property Description

Smith Mill Works is a sustainable small business and agricultural community right outside of Asheville city limits. We offer greenhouses ready to use for new and expanding agricultural businesses as well other types of sustainable businesses.

Type of opportunity

  • Lease (1 to 5 Years)
  • Incubator / Mentored Lease
  • Business Partnership

Type of opportunity - more info

We are open to leasing space and potentially forming partnerships with like-minded sustainable agriculture businesses. We have multiple greenhouse growing environments and other community focused amenities such as free irrigation water, forested trails, gathering spaces and opportunities to grow your venture with other like-minded farmers/businesses.

Equipment & infrastructure

  • Well / Pond / Other water source
  • Greenhouse
  • Farm equipment
  • Irrigation equipment

Equipment & infrastructure - more info

We have soil, concrete blocks, metal piping, agricultural crates, and woodchips all for community use. We have an Tractor for assistance in moving soil and receiving shipments. We have on site distribution through Mother Earth Foods and future infrastructure possibilities are cold storage, processing centers, education areas/ and recreational areas. Organic growers school offices are on site as well.

Current production on farm

  • Flowers
  • Hemp
  • Herbs
  • Vegetable production
  • Woodlot or forest products

Current production on farm - more info

At this point we have hemp, vegetable, nut product production but we have had medicinal herbs, hydroponics, bees, and flower production. We would love to create a more closed loop community with livestock and other forms of agriculture.

Current and past farming practices

  • Conventional
  • Transitioning to organic

Current and past farming practices - more info

All of our tenants are required to sign and environmental responsibility form stating that they will no use noxious pesticides or degrading practices. We put sustainability hi8gh on our priority list.

Additional aspects

Please call or visit for more information and cultivate your potential!