lease opportunity for 4.5 acres, 2 br house, shared barn, and equipment in southern oregon

Description

Our farmers’ bodies have said “cut way back,”  so we are looking for someone to lease 4.5 of the 6 acres we have under cultivation. We have been certified organic since 1998 and have grown a large variety of veggies. In addition, since 2002 we have grown veggie and herb seed for several smaller seed companies. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to dive in and start farming, with everything that you need to get going except a truck. Lease would include 4.5 acres of cultivated field, shared large barn with 1000 square-foot loft, two greenhouses, irrigation, 2 BR/1BA house, equipment. And, living in a second house on the property, the farmers, with 21 years of experience on this 18.5-acre farm.  No cannabis. No guns. Dogs negotiable. Available for 2019 season. References required.


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

lease to someone who wants to farm and can't afford to buy


Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

sale when we retire fully


Current Use

6 of 18.5 ac have been farmed organically since 1998. the rest is pasture and structures.


Available Water / Irrigation

two licensed wells delivering 85 gal/min


Soil Type / Quality

class I soils were pretty marginal. clay/loam/gravel. 21 years of cover cropping and building them have resulted in greatly improved fertility


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

shared 65x75 ft barn with 1000 ft loft, 2x800 ft greenhouses, smaller barn and covered storage


Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

hand tools, tillers, mowers, tractor and implements available dependent on experience. full irrigation infrastructure


Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

no restrictions


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County: Josephine

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 18.5

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 4.5 plus housing and shared structures

Date Property is Available: January 1, 2019

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease with option to purchase, Lease for cash

Date when this listing was created: September 7, 2018

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional

Farming Practices Allowed: Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional, Other

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Flowers, Herbs, Horses, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Vegetables, Vineyard

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? Yes


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