The farm, run by Patrick McCormack, has been farmed organically for over 20 years. The farm rises to over 800 feet to the north and is typical species rich Burren upland landscape. The low land contains some traditional fields which are used for meadowing and organic vegetable production.  Glanquin Farm is part of the farming for conservation programme, Burren Life.

The farm is part of numerous farms participating with the Burren Life team to sustain biodiversity and farming methods in the region.  Over the years, the farm has been host to several national and international universities for educational purposes.