For lease – 20 acres in Bend Oregon


Description

Windflower Farm in Bend, Oregon is seeking an eager, reliable farm manager/caretaker or farm lease situation to help manage our 20-acre bio-diverse, sustainable farm. We grow crops for the top chefs in Bend, have a thriving cut-flower operation, and have AWA (Animal Welfare Approved) dairy goats, heritage pigs, and laying hens. Land sharing options, greenhouse space, irrigated farmland, pets and horse boarding negotiable. Horse experience is a plus. Charming 3 BR, 2 full-bath farmhouse with hot tub and gracious fenced yard. Flexible terms. 1500/mo or work/trade options. Minimum term one year lease. Please email gigi@windflowerfarmbend.com


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

To find an interested manager who will continue farm operations and maintain quality standards


Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

To find someone who might share my vision of the farm as a healthy, happy place for plants, humans, and animals who all contribute to a vibrant farm ecology. To create a model for small-scale sustainable farming in our region. To explore and implement Agri-tourism and educational opportunities for the farm.


Current Use

Commercial vegetable, fruit, herb, cut flower farm and AWA dairy goats, heritage pigs, laying hens.


Available Water / Irrigation

16 acres irrigation rights w COID + well


Soil Type / Quality

Fertile with over ten years of organic amendments - sandy substrate


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

Loafing sheds in each of 4 pastures. Pig facilities w rotational pastures and 3 sheds. Propogation house, Chicken and Goat barn. 4 large greenhouses.


Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

JD 3320 tractor w front loader, mowing deck, fork, tiller etc, BCS walk behind tiller, Mantis tiller, Kubota riding mower, etc


Deschutes
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County: Deschutes

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 20 acres.

Acreage Available to Landseeker: Negotiable. Currently approx 3 acres in cultivation w propogation house and 4 large greenhouses

Date Property is Available: October 1, 2016

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash, Lease for trade, Partnership

Lease Rate / Price: Flexible terms - $1500./mo value

Date when this listing was created: July 8, 2016
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Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: , Organic, Not Certified, , , Season Extension,

Farming Practices Allowed: , Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, , Season Extension, ,

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Dairy, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Herbs, Hogs, Horses, Pasture, Poultry, Vegetables

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? Yes


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