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CADE: How to Lease Land to Farmers Workshop


  • Bushel 84 Main Street Delhi, NY, 13753 United States (map)

In collaboration with Land for Good and Otsego Land Trust, and as part of its mission to increase the number and diversity of successful farm enterprises in New York, the Center for Agricultural Development and Entrepreneurship (CADE) is hosting two workshops to facilitate farmland access in the Northern Catskills.

  • Delaware County:
    Saturday, April 1st:  10am-12pm
    Bushel
    84 Main Street
    Delhi, NY 13753

     
  • Otsego County:
    Saturday, April 8th 10am-12pm

    Fly Creek Firehouse
    832 County Highway 26
    Fly Creek, NY 13337

How To Lease Land to Farmers is a FREE two-hour workshop for landowners interested in leasing to farm enterprises and will cover topics such as: Types of farm operations - pros and cons; Listings and opportunities; Valuing farmland and determining lease rates; Elements of a sustainable farm lease; Tax exemptions and easement opportunities and more.

The workshop will be held twice: once April 1st in Delaware County at Bushel Collective in Delhi and again April 8th at the Fly Creek Area Historical Society.Both workshops are on Saturdays from 10am until noon. CADE will continue to offer consultation post-workshop and will facilitate connection to farmers looking to begin or relocate farm businesses. The workshop is designed to help landowners take advantage of agricultural tax exemptions while preserving regional farmland and improving the quality and diversity of available food in the region.  

To register, please call 607.433.2545 or email tianna@cadefarms.org