The farm at Nubanusit comprises a four acre area with gardens and two hoop houses, as well as pasture land. The Farm Team handles the land use agreements with the ventures that occupy it.
Currently, ventures in which community residents may participate include the following:
Nubanusit Neighborhood & Farm has a reciprocal and complementary relationship: neighbors nurture the farm and the farm offers the neighborhood food, beauty and connection to each other and the land.
Nubanusit Neighborhood & Farm (NN&F) will continue incremental development of the farm by:
Farmer John's Plot (tenant farmer)
Farmer John's Plot leases our farmland and operates a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) vegetable farm on the land. Many neighbors purchase shares in the CSA and enjoy weekly produce harvests from spring through fall. All neighbors share in the support of the farm through our monthly dues for expenses such as soil amendments, equipment maintenance, and invasives control.
Farm Footing Agreement
June & July 2010
June & July 2010
- That plenary acknowledge that the farm at NN&F has undergone major changes in relationship to the neighborhood that have had an impact on the status and the short- and long-term management of the farm.
- That plenary recognize that it has agreed to accept the transfer of ownership of Farm Unit 18 from NRP to NN&F.
- That plenary agrees that the farm remains integral to the vision of NN&F and supports the farm team as it explores alternative methods of farm development and develops long-range plans for the farm articulating community-wide shared vision and goals.
- That plenary acknowledges that in the short term, the Farm Team must continue to use instruments such as team meetings, open forums, the budget process and plenary meetings to seek consensus around issues of maintenance and growth absent an alternative approved structure to determine a budget.