• Other - Rental, Lease, Etc.
  • Raleigh, NC

Website The Well Fed Community Garden

Farm Description

This urban farm rental – The Well Fed Community Garden at 1321 Athens Drive, Raleigh, 27606 – is privately owned by an LLC. It includes a:

  • 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home with a family room
  • a 96’ x 30’ high tunnel in addition to 1/3 of an acre cultivated organic, no-till gardens that are yielding $1,500+/week produce sales sold at a local farmers market 40 weeks a year.
  • Fenced fields with 5 out-buildings for storage and seedling cultivation,
  • Farm equipment includes BCS with attachments, John Deer riding mower and push lawn mowers, tools, equipment, fully irrigated fields by Well on property
  • Fruit trees, berries, mushroom logs.

Opportunity Description

Seeking an experienced farmer to rent the established 1.5-acre urban farm inside Raleigh, NC’s beltline – available January 1, 2025. $2,500/month. Options exist for reduced rent by partnering with owners to host mental health services and Athens Drive High School students from across the street.

Additional benefits:

  • Onsite Produce Stand permit (which likely needs to be renewed in the new tenants name) with the ability to sell produce on site (including produce from other local farms and ‘value added’ products like jams, pickles, soups…). May also include CSA buyers.
  • A steady stream of volunteers from the community and high school across the street.
  • Potential revenue from agritourism, with an onsite outside kitchen and pizza oven, lawns, tables, chairs, and catering equipment, is included with the rent.
  • Farm dinners featuring local restaurant chefs.
  • Event Rentals: Weddings, Birthdays, Children Theater, Corporate Socials
Number of Positions: 1
Start and End Dates: Available Jan. 1, 2025
Applications Instructions:

For more information, please contact [email protected]

Contact: Anya Gordon - anya@wellfedgarden.org