For lease: 10 acres near Oregon City-Canby

Description

This land produced organic hemp for three seasons ending in late 2020. Prior to that the farm (which includes the 10 acres for lease) produced several varieties of vegetables for the Portland metro area for 30-plus years. Certified organic since 1996. It is one of the first direct market farms in the area, operating since 1982. The location is peaceful, protected farmland; also close to Portland and all it has to offer.


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Mostly interested in having organic hemp grown here, but we are open to discuss other possible uses.


Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Open for discussion.


Current Use

Organic hemp grown here for three seasons--2018-19-20. Prior to that, Many types of vegetables. Berries and grapes are possible, perhaps other specialty crops. Good location for direct marketing to Portland metro area or online sales for wider distribution,


Available Water / Irrigation

A year-round creek with water rights; a well (new pump) with underground line supplying 10-acre growing area, used for drip irrigation on hemp or other crops.


Soil Type / Quality

10 acres mostly flat Willamette and Woodburn soils, excellent for hemp, row crops, berries, specialty crops.


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

24 by 48 greenhouse with propane heater and fans, adjacent hardening off area/small container field; small cooling house with germination chamber; barn space for use, older wooden structure for limited storage.


Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

For lease: older Case 50 hp utility tractor, small Kubota tractor with bucket; mechanical transplanters; germination chamber; 40' sections of 2-inch irrigation pipe.


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County: Clackamas

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 10

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 10 mostly flat, tillable acres with irrigation and staging area for employee parking, etc., plus about one acre with greenhouse, other small buildings and equipment area.

Date Property is Available: January 1, 2021

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash

Lease Rate / Price: Open for discussion

Date when this listing was created: April 20, 2016

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified

Farming Practices Allowed: Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified

Agriculture Types Suitable: Berries, Goats, Herbs, Vegetables, Vineyard, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? No

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? Yes


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