5 acres Dedicated to Food Farming in Ashland

Description

28 acre hillside farm in Ashland, Oregon. Currently raising pigs and chickens for meat production. 100% off grid solar powered property. The property is very private, yet close to town center.

Lots of opportunities to grow food and establish your own small scale, sustainable, commercial farm and contribute to our local food system.

The land is zoned EFU and there is 5 acres of usable water rights for commerical use. 1 acre of water rights for personal use. Potential to dig agricultural well.

Optional buildings on property available for housing, farm use, storage. There is a 30×30 greenhouse up and available for use, as well as 2 more that are not set up. There is some equipment available for use ranging from a skid steer to irrigation lines.

Interested in many different options for the property but the main goal is to support local food in the Rogue Valley and restore ecosystem, improving soil health by sequestering carbon by way of organic, holistic farming.

We are a small female run, family business.


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Seeking a trustworthy, passionate farmer to lease my garden space with room for their own visions in food or animal production with intentions to support and strengthen our local Rogue Valley food system.


Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Finish building planned structures on property, while also maintaining current livestock business. Sequester carbon and mend soil with organic practices, feed the local community with nutrient dense food.


Current Use

Raising pigs, chickens, some fruit trees have been planted on property.


Available Water / Irrigation

5 acres available for production of commercial food. And 1 acre available for personal food.


Soil Type / Quality

Sandy loam


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

high tunnel greenhouse (currently deconstructed).
40ft shipping container used as ambient storage cellar.


Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Fencing, Irrigation equipment.


Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

Property is on hillside so there are many sensitive factors with location. This can easily be managed with the right person who has experience in hillside farming with emphasis on establishing vegetation which addresses erosion control. Property is located through an easement with neighbors who don't farm. Location is surrounded by quaint Ashland hobby farmers. Only 5 acres of water available through well rights for commercial use. 1 acre of water rights for personal use.


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County: Jackson

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 28

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 5

Date Property is Available:

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

Lease Rate / Price: Monthly or Annual Lease option available

Date when this listing was created: April 24, 2020

Farming Practices

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

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Grain, Herbs, Hogs, Mushrooms, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No


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