Listing ID: Sonoma #2376
Sonoma Land Trust is seeking an individual or collective with agricultural experience to actively farm Laufenburg Ranch, perform caretaking duties, and participate in Sonoma Land Trust’s community programs. SLT wishes for this land to become an example of sustainable agriculture that operates in harmony with the natural environment. SLT looks forward to working with an individual or collective that shares their love for the land and supports their mission through agriculture.
The property has approximately 20 acres of fields available for farming, as well as a 2-bedroom ranch house and historic redwood barn. Please read the Request for Proposals for further information about the property and how to apply.
Current Use of Property: Orchard
Current farming practices on property: None of the above/Not sure
Building and Infrastructure: A rustic, 2-bedroom ranch house and large, historic redwood barn. The driveway and access road have been recently maintained, and about half of the lease acreage is fenced.
Available farm machinery, if any: There is a diesel tank trailer on the property that can be used to bring fuel to the generator which powers the ag well pump.
Acres Available for Lease or Purchase: 20
Land Suitable For: Row crops, Cattle (beef), Cattle (dairy), Forage crops, Goats/Sheep, Grains, Market garden, Orchard, Pasture, Poultry/Fowl, Vineyard, Berries
With Housing: Yes
Land is fenced: Yes
Landowner's preferred business arrangement: Lease
Expected lease rate for farm/ranch property: Rent will be negotiated with the successful lease candidate
Soil Quality and Type: Row crops, Cattle (beef), Cattle (dairy), Forage crops, Goats/Sheep, Grains, Market garden, Orchard, Pasture, Poultry/Fowl, Vineyard, Berries
On-site Housing is Available: Yes