The Meadows at FIrefly Farms seeking farmers and beekeepers

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County: Wake

Location: 5581 Harward ln Raleigh nc 27606

Total acres 115.0

Acres of cropland/tillable land 10.0

Acres of pasture 10.0

Acres of unfenced pasture 20.0

Property Description

The Meadows at Firefly Farms is a 115 acre heritage farm, event venue, and nature preserve near the heart of Raleigh.

Type of opportunity

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

Type of opportunity - more info

We have plenty of acreage and old fenced horse pasture. We have also planted 7 acres of pollinators and native grasses. We would like someone to produce agricultural products (honey, cut flowers, fruits, grapes) to help meet our agricultral income requirements. We do have a small vineyard on site that could use some work.

Equipment & infrastructure

  • Barn
  • Fencing
  • Well / Pond / Other water source
  • Livestock facilities
  • Farm equipment
  • Irrigation equipment

Equipment & infrastructure - more info

We have a large assortment of old barns which can be used as well as a small and medium kabota tractor with some impliments. There are several fenced in fields that are old horse pastures.

Current production on farm

  • Fallow
  • Hay or pasture
  • Poultry (Broiler/Layer)
  • Vineyard
  • Woodlot or forest products

Current production on farm - more info

We have some chickens, scuppernong grapes, native grasses, blueberries, figs, and a forestry plan. We also board a few horses.

Current and past farming practices

  • Conventional
  • Transitioning to organic
  • Ecological production but not certified

Current and past farming practices - more info

We try to be as sustainable and organic as possible with our practices and we would like to transition more to this direction.

Conservation easements or other protection programs

It is part of of a Voluntary Agricultural District