Lease EFU 3-4 acres ~13 miles west of Portland (Sauvie Island) in Multnomah County


Description

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


Current Use

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

Small greenhouse


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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County: Multnomah

Farm Basics

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

Farming Practices

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

Farm Details

Housing Available? No

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? No

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No


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