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Emily,

I don't know exactly where the land is, but I will try to get that  
info to you soon.

Glad to see you are still searching for land!!!



Ben Waterman
UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Beginning Farmer and Land Access Program
(802) 656-9142
(802) 644-8052


Quoting Emily Curtis-Murphy <[log in to unmask]>:

> Hi Ben,
> I am interested in looking into this opportunity.  Do you know where it is?
> Matt and I plan to look at a couple properties tomorrow, and would like to
> drive by the land in Hyde Park, and see if it has any southern exposure.
> Thanks,
> Emily
>
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Benjamin D. Waterman   
> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>
>> Hi Everyone,
>>
>> This kind of opportunity doesn't present itself often so I thought you
>> could help put the
>> word out--
>>
>> Landowner is hoping to lease 90 acres in Hyde Park to an organic farmer.
>>  No current infrastructure.  Good mixture of woods and open land, pond on
>> site.  Landowner is based in New Jersey-- has no notion of selling and thus
>> is willing to enter into a long term renewable lease agreement.  (He
>> mentioned 10 year terms, with the farmer having exclusive rights to renew as
>> long as a stewardship plan was established and followed.)
>>
>> Please contact me with any questions/interest.
>>
>>
>> Ben
>>
>>
>>
>> Ben Waterman
>> UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
>> Beginning Farmer and Land Access Program
>> (802) 656-9142
>> (802) 644-8052
>>
>

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