Listed below are preserved farms for sale, posted 2011 to the present.
(See also: the Preserved farms for sale, posted 2004 to 2010.)
Listed below are preserved farms for sale, posted 2011 to the present.
|County||Town||Descriptions of Preserved Farms for Sale|
185-acre preserved farm for sale, bordering Endless Branch stream in northeastern Salem County. Farm has 3 irrigation wells and currently grows 85 acres of vegetables (prime soils), with an additional 4 acres of Christmas trees and an acre with fruit trees/vineyard. Farm includes a mature upland forest containing 1-mile of trails excellent for horse riding. Farm also has usable vintage buildings, including a 4-bay garage, 2 concrete and frame buildings, and 2 corrugated steel buildings, as well as 2 single-family housing opportunities. This farm, priced at $1,000,000, abuts 264 acres of preserved farmland and upland forest belonging to a neighbor. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Updated 5/13
25-acre preserved farm with one acre homesite (front northwest corner) for sale. Located in rural south-Jersey 1 mile from Rt. 55 and thirty minutes from Philadelphia. Price has been reduced. Contact Dogwood Farms for more information. Phone: 856-881-2770; Email: AKirkFarm@aol.com. Updated 4/13
Preserved farm for sale or short-term lease: 64 acres of farm fields, mature forest, and meadows centrally-located along County Road 523 in Bedminster with quick access to I-78. The western boundary of the property abuts the North Branch of the Raritan River. The property, which is about 30 crop acres and about 30 woodland acres, has been historically farmed and is currently managed for hay. The property is encumbered with a perpetual conservation easement which retains the property for open field agricultural use and protection of natural resource conservation use. Phone: 908-234-1225 x103; Email: email@example.com. 11/12
20-acre preserved farm for sale. Property is 95% tillable and 84% prime farmland. 2-acres of woodland form its western border. Harris & Porchtown Roads form its eastern and southern borders. The farm is currently rented by a nearby farmer growing wheat and soybeans this year. This property is contiguous to over 400 acres of preserved farms. Asking price is $115,000; owner may offer financing. Phone: 856-358-7103; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 9/12
35-acre preserved farm for sale with frontage on Route 47. Currently used as nursery operation. Also ideal for crops, livestock, horses, or vineyards. 32 cleared acres of flat land with sandy loam soil; over 2000 feet of 4" irrigation and two 3HP wells; two greenhousefs (28x96 and 14x96), three cold-frames (14x96), a metal storage building (24x24), a metal garage (30x20), and three sheds. Farm has a 4 BR, 3 BA ranch house and a 4 BR, 1 BA worker house. Phone: 609-861-7081; Email: email@example.com; Fax: 609-861-0760. 6/12
17.3-acre preserved farm for sale – 6 clear acres and 11 wooded acres. Good for farming or horses. Located one mile ffrom Rt. 55. The farm also has a 2-story house built in 2006 that sits on a 1-acre severable exception area. Phone: 856-625-5413; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 5/12
|1340||Manchester||Ocean||Up to 200 acres available for sale or long-term lease. The property is mostly wooded and with native plants, has some surface water, has sand roads throughout, and is centrally located between NYC and Philadelphia on Route 70. The property is not preserved but is deed restricted through being in the Pinelands Preservation Area (PPA) (permitted agricultural uses include berry agriculture, native Pinelands species, forestry, and beekeeping). Three smaller adjacent parcels also available - two are restricted by zoning and PPA (development credits have not been severed), and one is in the designated Highway Development and could support farm market purposes. Phone: 609-987-8889 x3019, c: 908-477-0291; Email: email@example.com; Fax: 609-987-8750. 5/12|
|1333||Burlington||Columbus||125-acre preserved farm for sale. The farm has 118 tillable acres, 40 acres of which are irrigated and 20 acres of which are currently being farmefd with 20,000 Christmas trees (Douglas Fir and Norway Spruce/Blue Spruce) valued at approximately $20/tree. There is a 1,962,000 gallon irrigation pond, an underground irrigation system, an agricultural well (275’ deep), pole barns, and an open shed. The soils are good for crops, livestock, horses, and greenhouses. The farm also has a housing opportunity (a Residual Dwelling Site Opportunity (RDSO)) that could be exercised. Phone: 609-529-6055; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 3/12|
34-acre farm property for sale (3 acres pasture, 31 acres wooded). Includes a house, barn, fenced paddock, and riding trails through the property, and is adjacent to property owned by state of NJ (Jenny Jump State Forest). The farm property is not preserved but is in the Highlands Preservation Area. Phone: 908-227-9445; Email: email@example.com; Fax: 908-684-1368. 11/11
Two adjacent preserved farms (50 acres and 36 acres) available for sale, either together or separately. The 50-acre farm is nearly all in crops including corn and has mostly level open fields, access to the Paulinskill River, and frontage on Rt. 94 and Warrington Rd with access to an approved homesite. The 36-acre farm has outbuildings, a circa 1854 farmhouse, and access to the Paulinskill River, and it is close to Rt. 80 (exit 4). MLS #s: 2889629, 2889653. Phone: 908-227-9445; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Fax: 908-684-1368. 11/11
Tree farm & house with 6.5 acres permanently preserved for agriculture use. Irrigation pond, 2 car garage/barn. Christmas tree farm with approximately 500 trees in current stock for next 7 years plus 1000 new trees to mature in 6-7 years. Ideally located & large enough to add a U-Pick pumpkin, berry, vegetable stand & to raise laying hens. Farmhouse has 4 BR, 2 BA, living room, eat-in kitchen, enclosed porch, open deck & full basement. Owner will hold note. Phone: 609-693-9126; Email: jguinan@crossroadsrealtyNJ.com. 4/11
The SADC, CADBs, and municipalities periodically purchase, preserve, and resell farms at public auction. Auctions of this type, as well as other auctions of privately-owned preserved farmland, are listed below.
For more information about any SADC auctions, please visit the SADC Auctions Page or contact the SADC at (800) 474-5314.
|Statewide||Various||Check SADC Auctions Page||The SADC periodically resells at public auction farms it has preserved through the Farmland Preservation Program. Visit the SADC Auctions Page for more information on these farms.|
|Statewide||Various||Check FSA website||The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) periodically auctions farms it has foreclosed on. Visit the FSA website for more information on these farms (which may or may not be preserved).|
|Statewide||Various||Check private auctioneer websites||Private landowners and government agencies sometimes partner with private auctioneering companies to auction preserved farms they own. Visit these companies' websites, such as the Max Spann Real Estate and Auction Company, for more information on these farms.|
|Morris||Long Valley||June 5, 2013||81-acre preserved farm, auction by Max Spann.|
|Monmouth||Upper Freehold||June 12, 2013||128-acre preserved farm, auction by Max Spann.|
Several private websites also list farms (preserved and non-preserved) for sale. To find these sites, search "NJ farms for sale," or something like it, using an internet search engine. Here is one example of a search for these sites.