Property details:

  • 85 acres of native forests and farmland

  • neighboring 200 acre grass fed cattle farm in an area where there are otherwise not too many working farms

  • 15-20 minutes from Providence, RI  |  45min - 1 hr from Boston  |  2.5-3 hr from NYC

  • property owned by family trust

  • tax deduction for maintaining native forest

  • 6,000 sf barn

  • two outbuildings

  • updated farm house with 240 + year old wood frame

Project Plan Highlights:

  • Barn to be developed into restaurant / event hall (local exec chef committed to project)

  • One outbuilding to be turned into a store (run by committed parter with 1,000+ sku catalog of local New England products)

  • One building to be used for processing of value added products including dry aged grass fed beef purchased from neighboring farm

  • Host weddings, business retreats, public events

  • property to be further developed for walking trails, natural outdoor art installations in coordination with local artists (RISD??), working farm and agriforestry production (tenant farmer lined up for managing production)

  • As a unique local food destination, there will be regularly organized foraging hikes which culminate in meals prepared on site by the chef using the foraged ingredients found during the hike.

  • Satellite cafe location in Providence to open first in order to build demand as the site is being developed, farm to support cafe with produce and /or beef while cafe provide catering for hosted events at the farm.

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