Vegetable garden+ Share Crop with NonProfit Farm in Polk Co

Description

Produce garden for start-up Non-Profit seeking to share crop the production growing of vegetables, cut flowers, fruits, and animals on farm south of Independence. Currently 4 acres of bedded vegetables and 2 acres of pasture are in production. Additional acreage available.

Currently seeking hard working individual or family experienced in cultivation, production and marketing of crops to work with. Possible homesteading opportunity.

Vision for the property is to provide high quality produce, herbs and fruits to families caring for loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s and to memory care facilities. We also want to provide a multi-generational event and educational venue space for use by our target group to participate in and experience, re-live or observe farming, planting and harvesting practices and interact with livestock.

This is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of those struggling with memory loss while expanding the production capabilities of the land to provide produce to a broader market.

Housing may be available as part agreement.

Terms negotiable.


Owner’s Short Term Vision for the Property

Land management arrangement and business plan that provides for maintaining the land and staff.


Owner’s Long Term Vision for the Property

Growth into a world class Alzheimer's garden and event center.


Current Use

Produce and floral bedded garden


Available Water / Irrigation

Water rights established


Soil Type / Quality

Silty Clay Loam (Malabon, Cove & Coburg)


Buildings and Structures Available for Farm Use

2 hoop houses, vegetable shop, mechanic shop, historic barn, chicken coop and sheep barn.


Farm Equipment Available for Use, Sale or Lease

Tractors (5+ small to medium, young and old) primarily for maintenance and produce production. Sufficient selection of implements designed for bedded vegetable gardens. Ample hand tools.


Any Restrictions That Could Limit Agricultural Production

No Hemp, CBD or similar growing or production.


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County: Polk

Farm Basics

Total Acreage: 90+

Acreage Available to Landseeker: 2+ negotiable

Date Property is Available: January 1, 2021

Possible Business Arrangements: Partnership, Other

Lease Rate / Price: Negotiable

Date when this listing was created: September 18, 2020

Farming Practices

Current Farming Practices: Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Conventional

Farming Practices Allowed: Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Conventional, Other

Agriculture Types Suitable: Beans, Bees, Berries, Flowers, Goats, Grain, Hay, Herbs, Hogs, Horses, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Other

Farm Details

Housing Available? Yes

Water Available? Yes

Property Fenced? No

Land Holder Interested in Mentoring Land Seeker? No


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