Location: Town of Arcadia, Wayne County
Size: 115 acres
Description: This farmland property is owned by Genesee Land Trust and leased to local farmers. The property is an organic farm bordered by high quality woodlands, wetlands, and Ganargua Creek.
History: Genesee Land Trust joined with members from the Genesee Valley Organic Community Supported Agriculture to preserve this prime farmland that has generated healthy food for generations. The purchase of the land was made possible by the 2005 Preserving Nature Forever campaign. Today, Genesee Land Trust owns the land and has a long-term lease with Full Lotus Farm to keep the land a working farm. Prior to being leased to Full Lotus Farm, the land was leased to Peacework Organic Farm.
This is a unique partnership between Genesee Land Trust and the farmers that lease the land. The intent of this model is to supply agricultural land to farmers at an affordable rate and enable the production of local produce for the community.
The property is open by appointment only. To learn more about Full Lotus Farm, visit their website here.
Photos by Full Lotus Farm and Genesee Land Trust staff