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Boat's Property

20 acres

Property Owner:

Private non-farming landowner

Contact Name:

Sarah Boat

Property Location:

Giddings Rd, Jefferson, OH

The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:


Total acres available for agriculture:


Acres of forested land:


Acres of cropland or tillable land:


Acres of pasture:


Other open and/or non-farmable land:

Lease or partner with us to farm. Possible rent reduction in exchange for care of property. 15-20 acres farmable. Approx. 48 acres total, woods with creek. No structures on property, no water or electricity, gas/oil well on property.

Quality of land:

Conventional commodity crop farming ceased at end of 2018. Currently working on transition to organic/regenerative. Prefer no-till. 15 acres rye and clover seeded in spring 2019 to hold the soil and start rebuilding soil heath. Some weeds. Primarily mill silt loan, 0 to 2 percent slopes.

Farm Information

Water sources present:


Water sources details:

There was a well with a pump towards front of property that has disappeared over the years but presumably could be found. A beautiful creek runs through the woods and along the property boundary with full riparian rights.

Barns and sheds:

None available

Farmer housing:

None available

Farmer housing details:

No housing on-site, but lots of inexpensive housing options in the area and again, we are open to all possibilities.

Equipment and machinery:

None available

Equipment and machinery details:

Bring your own; open to other possible arrangements.

Farm infrastructure details:

No structures currently. Open to possibilities. Gas and oil well on-site.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for rent


Property for rent:

Possible short-term or long term cash farming lease of up to 15 acres; partnership

Additional Information

Property has been in the family since 1974.  It contains appoximately 48 acres total, with woods, field and a creek.  It is a beautiful property, in our humble opinion, and is adjacent to one of the covered bridges of Ashtabula.  15-20 acres was farmed by a local farmer, conventional corn/soy roatation, from the 1970's through 2018.  We decided to pursue a  different path for the property and are looking for someone interested in using the field for regenerative/organic crops or similar.  No-till preferred.  We will consider offering reduced rent to someone who shares our environmental values and is willing to pursue eco-friendly practices and keep an eye on the property for us.  We are also open to partnership possibilities, primarily as an investor, depending on the proposal.  

Please contact Sarah at sboat@fuse.net