Beginning Farmer seeking long term land ownership for small farm grazing opportunity in/near Washington County


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Land Seeker Description

Budding family looking to purchase land to live on as well as start a livestock grazing operation.


What features of the property are essential?

Water rights, pasture, electricity


Describe your farming experience

Self-taught through books, scientific publications & videos on various topics such as regenerative agriculture practices, permaculture designs, sustainable farming practices, etc. I am a continuous learner and open to all ideas as there is no one correct way to operate a small family farm.


Are you currently farming?

No

What are your short term goals for the land

Operation would be a small family farm that will sell product directly to consumer. Short term plan would be to observe the property and see what improvements is needed. Ideally improving the land with organic inputs from the early stock on property (cattle & poultry). Aim would be to start building herd & flock while improving soil and pasture health.


What are your long term goals

To have a successful grazing operation for cattle and poultry while being able to have a positive impact on the immediate ecosystem. Relying on more herd development to maximize profits on grazable acreage.


Describe your housing needs

Currently a family of 3 that will grow. Looking with basic housing needs (good foundation, electric, water, and sewage). Fixer upper is acceptable.


What will you do as a farmer to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for everyone on your farm and in your community?

Operate a grazing system that benefits the local ecosystem as well as all the community to view the happy livestock.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
North Willamette Valley, Portland Area

Acreage desired:
1 - 5 acres, 5 - 10 acres, 11 - 20 acres, 21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
May 6, 2022

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Cattle, Hogs, Pasture, Poultry, Sheep

Interested in these business arrangements:
Sale of Land, Lease-to-own, Lease with option to purchase, Lease for cash, Lease for trade

Interested in these growing practices:
Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional, 7

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
July 19, 2022



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