Husbandry Lease: Crop / Animal, 20 acres, Springfield, Lane County


Our 46-acre family  farm in Lane County has five eco-systems which we would like utilized for its intended conscious farming purposes  as well as for the study, education and conservation of these eco-systems by local schools, universities and organizations.

Approximately 20 acres pastureland, 15 acres wetland, 6 acres woodland-riparian, 5 acres oak savannah.

We are open to sharing the use of various parts of the property through lease agreements with the right-fit sustainable farmers, researchers and conservationists who are in alignment with our long-term legacy vision goals.

Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

1) Pastureland: We would like the property utilized for its intended farming purposes in a sustainable, bio-dynamic and non-pesticide manner, which may mean rotating certain animals in sectioned and rotated pastures to to help naturally recondition the fallow pastureland soil.

2) Wetland: Study and preservation of seasonal resident beavers, wetland flora & fauna, bees and pollinators

3) Riparian & Woodland: Study and preservation of flora & fauna

4) Oak Savannah: Preservation and community enjoyment

Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

The property is owned by a Family Trust whose intention is to consciously steward this legacy property during their lifetime, creating a space for local organizations, schools and universities to utilize the land for community education on sustainable bio-dynamic farming practices, eco-preservation and living in right relationship to Nature, the by-product of which is a holistic approach to personal and community health and wellness. The Family Trust has plans to gift said Property to a non-profit conservation organization who will carry on with the Family Trust vision and Missio Statement

Current Use

The property used to be a hay farm about 12 years ago. It has been sitting fallow and currently used for grazing 4-5 tenant horses. There are two residences on the property, one Owner’s house, one tenant / caretaker’s house, one barn with five stalls and small indoor riding arena currently housing tenant’s tractor and owner’s tractor & trailer, one owner’s workshop and garage for owner’s private use only.

Available Water / Irrigation

Private well water for property. The Property is located in an area designated by Lane County LM 16 as a water quantity limited area.

Soil Type / Quality


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

Barn with indoor riding arena and 3 stalls may be used to store leasing farmer's equipment.

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Small Kabota tractor with bucket and digger

Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

Zoned Exclusive Farm Use E40. The westerly portion of the Property is subject to flooding and the easterly portion of the Property is designated as wetlands and subject to State and Federal wetlands regulations. The Property is located in an area designated by Lane County LM 16 as a water quantity limited area.

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As landowners, we are looking for conscientious, responsible, respectful, capable, honest, trustworthy and inspired people who practice clear, complete and honest communication skills from the heart with whom we envision building positive win-win-win relationships regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation

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County: Lane

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 46 acres

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 10-15 acres

Date Property is Available: March 1, 2023

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash

Lease Rate / Price: Negotiable

Date when this listing was created: August 18, 2022

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: 7

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Bees, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Grain, Hay, Herbs, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? No

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? Yes

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No

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