Just retired after 50 successful years of growing and marketing organic veggies and fruit. Just 45 min. from downtown Pittsburgh! Certified organic since 1990.
Farm is in a trust which will allow lessee to lease farm, buildings, equipment, and eventually house on a permanent basis as long as farmed organically and for profit/production. 27 kW solar array.
About 25 acres is woods. Farm pond set up with buried irrigation lines and electric pump. 4 acres orchard, most of which family member will continue as hard cider operation (co-lessee). Remainder of table apples available to new farmer. Barns, sheds in great shape. Heated greenhouse, 2 unheated hi-tunnels. Coolers, full line of veggie production equipment. Rolling hills. Currently, production fields are in alfalfa/timothy. Another adjoining 6 acres is leased from neighbor and accessible for irrigation. Until owners vacate farm house, very small house is immediately available in small town 15 min. away, or new farmers can rent housing nearby in Zelienople, Cranberry, or Rochester/Beaver Falls.
Bank barn–4000 sqft+ Machinery shed-20×50 storage shed 20×30 heated greenhouse 30×96, hi tunnel 30×96 hi tunnel 20×96 box shed 25×48
2-80 HP MF’s, 2 gas Allis G’s, Kaboda 3130 w bucket, electric Allis G, basket weeders & shovel cultivators; plows moldb and chisel; Ford 1710D offset cultivating tractor; 8′ rototiller; 2 row veggie transplanter; 2 row waterwheel transplanter; 3 row planet Jr seeder; 2 row corn/bean planter, plastic layer; pallet jacks; tractor pallet forks; 12×20 walk in cooler; veggie washer; root washer; fertilizer spreader; manure spreader; pallet shelving; airblast sprayer; bins, boxes, etc.