San Benito #2067
Our 34 acre farm sits in the outskirts of the Hollister Valley. It is flat, and very desirable for row cropping which has been the case for the last 18 years. The soil has been properly maintained with crop rotation and supplemental crops during winter or off season crops. Historically, heirloom varietals have thrived on our organic farm, and the climate strongly supports tomato, pepper, melon, root crops, and many other varietals. Farm also is scattered with mature elderberry bushes (planted from the birds) which provide a healthy yearly crop of the berries, and the flowers (great for market), as well, our farm has a large crop of rosemary planted in rows, very mature and ready to harvest (for market). Property is fenced with a secure, separate entrance from main dwellings. The property also has a ‘packing’ shed, available for use in storage of grains, seeds, or packing.
Our organic property was successfully and most recently used for growing hemp, until San Benito County restricted the growing of hemp in an effort to accommodate the local wine growing industry.
We are open to the continuance of beneficial row-cropping, however we are very interested in seeking a joint partnership in perhaps a more permanent venture. This could include a future with an orchard, grapes, or other more long-term investments.
Desired lease arrangement is 5 year term.
Current farming practices on property: Organic
Acres Available for Lease or Purchase: 34
County: San Benito
Land is fenced: Yes
Landowner's preferred business arrangement: Lease
Expected lease rate for farm/ranch property: progressive lease, first year starting @ $28,000/year, second year $32,000, and so on. We will be willing to lock in for 5 years at the third year rate.
Property Sale Price: N/A
Farm Business Sale Price: N/A