Vegetable Farmer Seeks Acreage for Lease or Lease to Own


Land Seeker Description

Seeking land for lease or lease to own in Multnomah, Washington, & Clackamas Counties

About Me: A farm owner & farm worker. Growing mixed vegetables with an emphasis on crops from Latin America. 3rd year in business; currently farming in Gresham on 1/2 acre; looking to expand operation.


Needs: agricultural water, 1+ acreage, easement access, power access, soil type (suitable for vegetables)

Bonus: structures, barns, cooler, wash station, topography

Contact: 360-296-4673

What features of the property are essential?

Water rights & agricultural water use, easement for parking, power source, more or less level topography, soil type, and being able to decide who can and cannot join me on the property.

Describe your farming experience

I have two years as a farm hand on a 3 acre organic farm in NW Washington state. Tasks included, prepping beds, weeding, seeding, planting, harvesting, washing and packing orders, completing orders, as well as overseeing a small team. I spent two years volunteering on farms (Scrapberry farm, FlyingDogheart Farm, Zenger Farm). I have successfully operated a 25-33 person CSA for the past years as the owner and operator of my own farm.

Are you currently farming?


What are your short term goals for the land

Short term goals are establishing soil health and getting to know the needs of the local ecosystem (soil, insects, animals) and how I can adjust to meet the needs of my farm. Expanding my business, increasing sales and working collaboratively with other farms to complete large orders.

What are your long term goals

Expanding business, increasing sales, increasing sales outlets, and expanding use of acreage. I would ideally like to be apart of a local food hub and be working and farming with other farms to create a collective.

Describe your housing needs

I live in Portland, Or. If there is housing available, that's a bonus.

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

I don't believe I can ensure safety for everyone because it is a farm in a rural area which puts many people at risk. I hope to be upfront about land access (ADA), describe in detail the demographics and politics of the neighbors, and be clear about what positionality I posses (class, race, gender, etc.)

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
North Willamette Valley, Portland Area

Acreage desired:
1 - 5 acres, 5 - 10 acres, 11 - 20 acres

Seeking land access by:
December 31, 2024

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Vegetables

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

Interested in these growing practices:
Organic, Not Certified

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
January 5, 2024

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