Seeking purchase or lease to own 10-50 acres with house and barn in Willamette wine country.


Land Seeker Description

We are a family farm and food operation.  We operated a 12 acre rotational grazing livestock operation on Vashon Island near Seattle for 23 years.  We operate our own butcher shop and restaurant and sell at farmer’s markets.  We recently moved to Oregon and purchased a 132 acre farm on the Nehalem River near Birkenfeld Oregon.  We also have opened a butcher’s shop and restaurant in NW Portland, Coq au Vin.  We are looking to consolidate our farm, retail butcher shop, restaurant, winery and vineyard on a smaller property in the Willamette Valley, ideally near McMinnville or West of Newberg.We are open to selling our current farm property or, even perhaps trading it for a property better suited to our needs.  We are a husband and wife team with four kids under the age of 6.

What features of the property are essential?

Residence, barns and outbuildings, soils suitable for both pasture and vineyards. Ideally year round water, such as creeks, ponds, river, irrigation.

Describe your farming experience

25 years of rotationally grazed livestock. Cattle, hogs, sheep, chickens, ducks, poultry, rabbits.

Are you currently farming?


What are your short term goals for the land

Establish a regenerative, rotational livestock operation with small market garden, vineyard, winery, onsite processing kitchen and dining hall.

What are your long term goals


Describe your housing needs

We are a family of 6. Ideally a 3 bedroom or larger home.

What will you do as a farmer to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for everyone on your farm and in your community?

We are a very open, welcoming family to all backgrounds, creeds and belief systems across all spectrums.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
5, North Willamette Valley, Portland Area

Acreage desired:
11 - 20 acres, 21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
July 1, 2024

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Cattle, Dairy, Herbs, Hogs, Pasture, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Vineyard

Interested in these business arrangements:
Sale of Land, Lease-to-own, Lease with option to purchase, Lease for cash, Lease for trade

Interested in these growing practices:
Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Season Extension

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
June 3, 2024

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