Forks Farm Property Sale

We're thrilled to hear you're interested in learning more about the Forks Farm property and business.

Forks Farm is an 86 acre farm located in Fishing Creek, Columbia County, Pennsylvania. The grass and timber farm is nestled along Huntington Creek at the base of a south-facing slope with beautiful views of Knob Mountain and Huntington Mountains to the south.

The farm is easily accessed from the Bloomsburg exit of Interstate 80, ten miles north on SR 487, and 1.5 miles east of Forks on Winding Road. The nearest major town is Bloomsburg, 10 miles to the south, and both Philadelphia and New York City are within a 3-hour drive. 

Property FAQs:
  • Property Acreage: 86.40 acres

    • Appx. 1/2 Pasture, 1/2 Woodlands​

  • House: Colonial-style farmhouse, 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath 

  • House Sq. Footage: 2,700 sqft

  • School District: Benton Area School District

Buildings on the Farm:

  • Two-story wooden farmhouse (2700 sq. ft.) built in 1864. 4 BD, 1.5 Bath

  • Two-story timber frame, bank barn, 58’ x 45’ with hay mows, layer pens, grainery, workshop, concrete ground floor, barnyard.

  • Two-story, 24’ x 38’ wood building built in 2001, currently used for Forks Farm Market, office, and additional storage or living space located upstairs. 

  • Pole shed/carport, 47’ x 16’ with four bays built-in 2018.

  • 12’ x 24’ open-sided shed with concrete floor, floor drain, electric and water 

  • 12’ x 24’ three-sided shed with concrete floor currently used for cold storage 

  • 8’ x 20’ firewood shed 

  • 12’ x 16’ wood storage shed

  • Three-sided, 8’ x 12’ shed on skids

  • Josiah Hess Covered Bridge, built in 1876, is maintained by the Columbia County Covered Bridge Association and is located at the southwest corner of the property. There is public access to the bridge from Winding Road.

 

Agricultural & Farming Facts:

  • Approximately half the farm is fenced and used for pasture, while the other half is forestland.

  • The fields and silvo-pastures have been managed since 1992 for grass-fed, chemical-free meat production including 100% grass-fed beef and lamb, pastured poultry (chicken, turkeys, and layer hens), and woodlot pork.

  • Pastures are fenced and cross fenced with Hi-tensile, electric fencing. There are two pasture water systems with 3100’ of PVC water pipe, 11 quick-attach hydrants, two frost-free hydrants, and three frost-free livestock waterers.

  • The woodland has been managed for hardwood and softwood sawtimber, firewood, on-farm lumber production, shitake mushrooms, wildlife habitat, hunting and walking, and riparian buffers.

Additional Information:

  • The farm has multiple springs, streams, Huntington Creek, and two drilled wells.

  • Huntington Creek flows along the southern boundary of the farm for 2900’. It is a free stone creek with bass and trout, eagles, kingfishers, and ducks. It is stocked with trout by the PA Fish Commission on the farm.

  • We will be selling the equipment used for the farm’s enterprises as well as the Forks Farm Market business either with the farm or separately.

  • A private camping grove along Huntington Creek has been used by friends of the farm since its inception. There is a fire pit, swimming hole, wooded campsites, an outhouse, and an open area for recreational use.

  • The farm is located less than a mile from State Game Lands 55 (2500 acres), Fishing Creek 1.5 miles to the west and the Endless Mountains twenty miles to the north with Rickets Glenn State Park, State Game Lands 13 (49,000 ac.), State Game Lands 57 (36,000 ac), and the Loyalstock State Forest (28,000 ac) provide ample opportunity for outdoor activities.

Market Information:

  • Forks Farm Market has been providing the community with locally produced foods bi-weekly, May - December for thirty years and has established itself as the area's first and only on-farm, producer-only farm market offering the local community chemical-free, pasture-raised meats, dairy, and farmstead cheese in addition to a wide variety of locally produced foods, fiber, and crafts from over twenty vendors.

  • This is an opportunity to acquire a turn-key grass farm with healthy, living soil, productive pastures, water and mineral cycles and established partners (feed suppliers, butchers, livestock trucking, cold storage, etc) and a loyal, existing customer base.

  • This is a great opportunity to build on a successful, well-established farm and market with a loyal customer and vendor base.

  • Equipment necessary for multiple enterprise production, customer contact lists, market equipment, and supplies are available for purchase with the farm or separately depending on the new owner’s intent.

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For more information, please visit the official farm listing at beiler-campbell.com 

Contact Information - serious inquiries only.

(888) 786-8715  |  glennzhorst@gmail.com