Monday, February 4, 2013

Amazing new farming opportunity in Apple Hill!

El Dorado County ID #1296:Established 38 acre organic farm in Placerville. 
Located near great commercial markets. Attractive Roadside Market Stand that the community already loves. Barn with concrete floor & bathroom, packing shed with rinse sink and cooler, other out buildings. Potential location available for trailer. Extensive irrigation system. Currently planted in 8 acre apple orchard (7 varieties), 5 acres vegetable garden (some compost on site + drip irrigation supplies), and the remaining 25 acres is good tillable soil with some existing water lines, relatively flat with good Southern exposure. Available equipment includes an ATV with dump bed, large John Deere Tractor w/front loader, 30 HP Articulating Orchard tractor, newer 500 gallon spray rig, 50" spadder, large chipper, disc, plow, flail mower, and brush hog. 4" Ag water meter w/great Ag rate and low utility costs. CCOF certification recently expired but easily renewed. 
Existing small CSA customer base - established website - huge tourist draw 
to the farm in the Fall - many schools each year that want to pay for tours. 
Farm is ready for you to come work and run. Asking: $500 per month 1-5 year lease. Terms and lease price are negotiable.

Contact liya@cafarmlink.org for more information