Lease /Lease to own/ Partnership


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Land Seeker Description

I am a motivated recent graduate of a horticulture degree and am looking for opportunities related to Greenhouse Operations and Management, Controlled Environment Agriculture, Native and Ornamental Plant Production, Organic Farming and Fruit Production, Ecological Restoration, Public Park and Landscape Design, scientific research, and the development and support of educational projects.

I have spent the last two years earning an AAS in horticulture and a certificate in Plant Health Care while working a few jobs as a production associate at a  plant nursery, as a habitat restoration specialist contractor, and as an intern at an Educational Fruit Orchard Non-Profit. I am a Friends of Trees Restoration Crew Lead Volunteer.

I switched to horticulture after a decade in the Portland culinary scene

I am looking for the right opportunity to begin a development stage of a business plan related to these endeavors. A Plant Nursery. Leasing fruit trees.

Multnomah/Clackamas Counties

Thank you for your time

 

 


What features of the property are essential?

water rights, well, irrigation, barn/structure


Describe your farming experience

Associate degree in horticulture. Intern at Home Orchard Education Center. Production Associate at Cistus Design Nursery. Grow food at home.


Are you currently farming?

No

What are your short term goals for the land

Begin a small farm operation. Learn and grow. Build up customer base. Form meaningful relationships.


What are your long term goals

Build the operation. Streamline operation. Stewardship then increase productivity and profit. Ownership. Education.


Describe your housing needs

I am not necessarily looking for a home. A place to use part-time when applicable or needed is ideal but not expected. I envision commuting or at most staying part time for lease. Ideally packaged together. I have family at home. I live in SE Portland Multnomah county near the Gresham border and do not anticipate any near future move.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Gorge, 5, North Willamette Valley, Portland Area

Acreage desired:
Less than 1 acre, 1 - 5 acres, 5 - 10 acres

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Berries, Flowers, Herbs, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Vegetables, Vineyard

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

Interested in these growing practices:
Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional, 7

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
December 17, 2021



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