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Sonoma #2376


Sonoma #2376

Listing ID: Sonoma #2376

Description:

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.

https://sonomalandtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Laufenburg-Request-for-Proposals-2019.pdf

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

County: Sonoma

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

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