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Vermont Agriculture Land Access Database:
Available Farm, Land, and Employment Opportunities

Please note: Educational resources covering options, considerations and preparation related to farm access, tenure, and stewardship are available in the Land Access Information Toolshed of the UVM Extension New Farmer Project website. Please also feel free to contact personnel at the New Farmer Project at newfarmer@uvm.edu or the UVM Extension Land Access Consultant, Ben Waterman, at (802) 656-9142 or ben.waterman@uvm.edu with any other questions, to schedule a free consultation, or if you would like to be sent a hard copy of any of the available materials.


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Landowner: Intervale Center

Phone: (802) 660-0440

Email: julie@intervale.org

BURLINGTON, Intervale Land Available

Location: Burlington, Chittenden County

Tenure Arrangements Offered:
Short term lease (1-5 years)
Other: Intervale Center leases land to new farms who apply and are accepted into their incubator program. This program provides new farmers with access to equipment, greenhouse space, and technical assistance with Farms Program staff and with existing Intervale "mentor farms". Full application materials and process description is available on line (www.intervale,org) or by contacting Julie Rubaud at 802 860 0440.

Acreage:
TOTAL: 4
Wooded:
Open: 4
Tillable: 4

Quality of Land:
Soil is sandy to sandy loam, in a flood plain - flat, fertile and with organic matter ranging from 2 to 5%.

Farm Infrastructure:
Farm Buildings: Access to shared farmer barn and greenhouses
Housing: None
Water Resources: provided at edge of each field. Potable water available at shared wash station
Equipment: several tractors and implements available for shared use. Charged by the hour.
Other: Incredible community of supportive and talented growers.

General Information:
Incubator Opportunities at the Intervale Center Burlington, VT The Intervale Center has a number of parcels available for lease for the upcoming 2012 season. These parcels range in size from 1 to 6 acres. Qualified candidates are farmers with 1 to 3 years of experience as farm workers or managers who have a good business plan and unique approach to marketing. The Intervale Center leases land to new farms who apply and are accepted into their incubator program. This program provides new farmers with access to equipment, greenhouse space, and technical assistance with Farms Program staff and with existing Intervale mentor farms. Full application materials and process description is available on line (www.intervale,org) or by contacting Julie Rubaud at 802 860 0440.


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