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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 or the UVM Extension Land Access Consultant, Ben Waterman, at (802) 656-9142 or 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: Jane Palmer

Phone: (646) 453-6467


MONKTON, 77 Acre farm in Monkton

Location: Monkton, Addison County

Tenure Arrangements Offered:
Long term lease (5+ years)
Partnership with farmer seeking land
Short term lease (1-5 years)

Wooded: 0
Open: 35
Tillable: 35

Quality of Land:
77 acres total, - 40 acres are protected wetlands. Currently 2+ acre improved vegetable garden. Slight Western slope. Soil is very fertile and Vergennes clay. Garden area drains well with much added compost and deep aeration. No chemicals for over 15 years. Over 30 acres currently hayfield and fenced pasture.

Farm Infrastructure:
Farm Buildings: 2 barns (some restrictions) 16X50 hoop house
Housing: Create your own housing
Water Resources: Gravity fed spring water
Equipment: possibly

General Information:
77 Acre farm in Monkton. Some barn space may be available for right situation. We will consider an annual agreement but ideally we are looking for a long term commitment. Your labor (5 hours per week, per person) in return for the use of our land and structures. Please contact Nate or Jane at 802-453-6467 or email at

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