The rich valleys on each side of Lake Champlain are incubators for innovative agriculture. The vibrant farm-to-table movement has reached up from Lake Champlain into the valleys between the Adirondack High Peaks. The recent article in the Adirondack Explorer profiles young farmers who got their start in the Champlain Valley taking their energy and expertise up into the mountains. Talk about farms with a view!
If you are interested in being part of the Adirondack farm-to-table movement, the 483-acre Norman Ridge Farm in the Adirondacks is currently for sale.
LandVest’s Norman Ridge Farms in Vermontville, NY is a great example of an active farm that has adapted from potatoes to Buffalo to beef cattle.
The landscape on Norman Ridge is a high plateau with excellent soils and drainage, well-suited for agriculture or grazing. This 483-acre farm is operating successfully as a working farm and enjoys panoramic Adirondack views, most notably of Whiteface, Esther, Moose, McKenzie and the Seward Range.
The 3,000+/- main residence is a 3-4 bedroom modern and efficient Adirondack post and beam style built in 2013 and is Energy Star certified. The property also boasts a 3-bedroom farmhouse, well-suited for a farm manager or caretaker.
Norman Ridge Farms is self-sustaining with the solar array providing most of the farm’s energy needs.