Land Lease Opportunity, 10-15 Acres with Irrigation Water Rights, Springfield, Oregon Regenerative Farmer


Description

Looking to expand your agriculture and/or grazing acreage to improve your profits?

We have 10- 15 acres of flat pastureland, which used to be a hay farm and has been fallow for 8-10 years.  Perfect for building soil fertility through composting, integrating animals, cover crops, and crop rotation.  Irrigation water rights for 21 acres for your own system.  Well water with new pump and pressure tank (January 2023), services 2 dwellings, barn and workshop. In beautiful Mohawk Valley, Lane County.  Conveniently located near Mohawk Processing Facility, minimizes animal transportation stress.

Perimeter is well fenced with sturdy galvanized animal barrier “triangular” mesh fencing, while street front acreage and around owner’s house has decorative 3-rail white PVC horse / ranch fencing.  Hot wire electric fence would need to be reconnected.

Total land is 46 acres which includes five eco-systems: pasture land for farming, oak savanna for personal enjoyment, woodland, riparian and wetland for owner’s eco-conservation goals.

Additional rental structures: Barn with indoor arena and 3 of 5 total stalls are available for rent.

Farm Equipment:  Kabota Tractor TLB Series, drag mower, bucket, digger, flat bed hay trailer on premises.

Studio unit with private bathroom and detached full kitchen annex available for seasonal ranch hand rental, if required.

Also currently looking for resident tenant-farmer / property caretaker.  Ideal for inspired young couple starting their own regenerative farming business. 3-5 year term lease-for-cash, with options to extend for another 3-5 year terms,  at a very reasonable rate so you can improve your profit margins. Landholders appreciate the challenges of small production farmers and want to see you succeed while enjoying our exclusive agricultural use land used for regenerative farming practices, utilizing rotation of crops and animals to naturally build soil micobiome.

House rental: 1 bedroom 1 bath, 1,100 sf, with detached one-car garage, tool shed, fenced front and back yard.  Rent reduction for limited care-taking of owner’s yard, pastures and common areas.

Contact:     dianne@porchiaswish.com


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Find the right fit regenerative farmer wanting to expand their existing farming business, or inspired couple who is looking to practice and realize their dream of regenerative farm operations while enjoying the healing beauty of this unique property and collaboratively supporting owner’s long-term vision..


Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Owners have a vision of creating a holistic eco-farm sanctuary on this legacy property: a place for the practice, study and education of sustainable regenerative farming, (preferably organic), eco-conservation, health and wellness while consciously living in right relationship to Nature for future generations to enjoy.


Current Use

No current farming practices for many years.


Available Water / Irrigation

Yes. Well on property with Irrigation Water Rights for 21.1 acres
Water rights certificate available. Install your own irrigation system.


Soil Type / Quality

Majority of pasture soil is Class 2w. Soil Report available


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

Studio Unit with private bathroom and kitchen annex for seasonal ranch hand use if needed for land leases only
1,100 sf ,1B +1B house for resident tenant-farmer / caretaker
Barn with 3 stalls, indoor arena, barn garage.


Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Kabota Tractor TLB Series, drag mower, bucket, digger, flat bed hay trailer, smaller covered trailer, Huysqvarna YTH24V48 riding lawn mower, DR All-Terrain Push Mower, lots of gardening hand tools.


Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

Zoned Exclusive Farm Use E40. The westerly portion of the Property near land owner’s residence is subject to flooding and the easterly portion of back property acreage 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


What are you doing as a landholder to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for everyone on your land and in your community?

Clear, open, complete and honest communication is essential for building positive win-win-win relationships between landowner and tenant / farmer regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation. As landowners, we are looking for conscientious, responsible, respectful, capable, honest, trustworthy and inspired people who want to make a difference towards a greater good


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County: Lane

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 46 acres

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 10-15 acres

Date Property is Available: August 1, 2023

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash

Lease Rate / Price: Negotiable, depending type of farming operations, apartment rental, use of barn, farm equipment and caretaking and maintenance services to landowner’s residence

Date when this listing was created: November 1, 2023

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: 7

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Cattle, Dairy, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Grain, Hay, Herbs, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, 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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