Lease, Crop Share, Creative Solutions 5 acre sheep, orchard, greenhouse, gardens, tiny house


4 acres of pasture and orchard, ½ acre pond (4 acre ft of water available) for irrigation, 24 x 36 sheep barn, 12 x 48 greenhouse, 8 x 12 chicken house, wood and garden sheds,  3, 4′ x 48′ raised beds, 4, 4′ x 40′ raised beds, and various other plantings can be shared with someone.

Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

My shoulder has suddenly deteriorated and needs replacement. I'm 68yrs. My roommate is recovering from cancer. I would like to offer the opportunity for a young couple to live in their own tiny house in exchange for half of the veggies grown and half of the profit (after expenses) of eggs sold. The tiny house has high speed internet, a 50amp service, full size refrigerator, stove, and is 232 sq.ft.

Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

I would like to maintain the property as an active permaculture farm and continue to live this kind of a lifestyle in my remaining years.

Current Use

producing apples, and pears, lamb and wool, and most the food we eat.

Available Water / Irrigation

4 acre feet from a pond and a well that may be brought back online. House water is currently from a public utility.

Soil Type / Quality

In the pastures, it is unknown. Raised beds are deep, sandy loam mixed with compost and composted manure.

Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

See above

Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

tractor, rototiller, lawn tractor, weed eater, chain saw, and various tools

Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

No hemp, RV's, no dogs. The tiny house is likely not large enuf for adults with children.

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County: Polk

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 5 acres

Acreage Available to Landseeker: The pasture has some space left for additional plantings and the garden beds can be grown.

Date Property is Available: February 28, 2021

Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for trade, Partnership

Lease Rate / Price: This is a shared work for food and housing. An extra source of income is required.

Date when this listing was created: February 26, 2021

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: 7

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

Agriculture Types Suitable: Herbs, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Sheep, Vegetables

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? No

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? Yes

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