Available 2-4 acres EFU zoned on Sauvie Island ~13 miles west of Portland. All organic methods since 2012. .5 acres of total planted with Cider Apple orchard with 9 varieties.
Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property
We have never used any petrochemical herbicides, pesticides, or fertilizers. We are Organic but are not certified organic. The main portion of land has been in hay production, and not profitable. We want to convert over to full-season vegetable and flower production, and the potential addition of High Tunnels for all-year production.
Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property
Convert the land into productivity with the possibility of leasing out the house as well as the land. We are looking for farmers interested in using strictly Organic and/or Biodynamic methods
Hay; Cider Apples
Available Water / Irrigation
Direct well water irrigation and also water rights.
Soil Type / Quality
Sauvie Island Sandy Loam
Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use
Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease
Possible use of our John Deere Compact tractor, tools
Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production
Exclusive Farm Use (EFU). The property borders the Willamette River and the Army Corp of Engineers/Sauvie Island Drainage District has a 20' dike that divides the Eastern portion of the property and there is another ~.8 acre between the river and the dike.
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Total Acreage: 5.6
Acreage Available to Landseeker: 2-4 acres.
Date Property is Available: March 1, 2021
Possible Business Arrangements: Lease for cash
Lease Rate / Price: Negotiable
Date when this listing was created: March 2, 2021
Current Farming Practices: Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Season Extension
Farming Practices Allowed: Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Season Extension
Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Hay, Herbs, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Orchard/Fruit, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables
Housing Available? No
Water Available? Yes
Property Fenced? No
Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No