For Lease: 45 acres in Deer island


45 Acres available for long term lease. 45 minutes from Portland on highway 30. Mostly open, gently rolling pasture. Some trees. Has been a small grass finished beef, pastured pork, and small free range poultry farm. Perimeter fenced. Additional fencing available for rotational grazing. Small hay barn. Garden area available. Some fruit trees. Pasture has not been sprayed, or tilled in over 12 years. Wooded areas grow a variety of mushrooms. Pond on property. Creek borders one side of farm.

Farm may be used for other crops, or livestock.

Owners live on farm and work in town. No housing available at this time. Rental houses available nearby. Farm has been in the family for 3 generations raising mostly beef cattle, hay, and abundant vegetable garden.


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

To maintain fences and pastures. Reduce brush encroachment. Help a future farmer get started. Possibly provide a mentorship.

Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

I would like to see our land produce healthy food in a sustainable manner.

Current Use

Pasture last grazed summer of 2018. Has been mowed March 2019. Garden raised beds unused for 2 seasons. Weeds have been hand pulled.

Available Water / Irrigation

No water rights, well, river, pond.

Soil Type / Quality

Sandy, sandy loam

Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

Barns, fenced garden area, sheds, fencing.

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Tractor, stock trailer negotiable.

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County: Columbia

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 45

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 40

Date Property is Available: June 4, 2019

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash

Lease Rate / Price: negotiable

Date when this listing was created: June 5, 2019

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Organic, Not Certified

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Cattle, Dairy, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Grain, Hay, Herbs, Hogs, Horses, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables

Farm Details

Housing Available? No

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? Yes

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