Looking for 1-2 acres land in washington county


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Land Seeker Description

New to farming. But has great interest in producing fresh organic Indian vegetables which are exported into Portland, OR. After initial trial year of farming have a log term vision for makinf the produce available for retail purchase to local  Indian communities and as a wholesale purchase to Indian businesses ( grocery or produce stores, restaurants etc.)


What features of the property are essential?

Parking, water for irrigation, rich farm soil, electricity, support for tilling soil and prepare for crops, and establish planting related equipment structures (trellis, cattle pannel, Green house, etc) for support


Describe your farming experience

Have been doing backyard gardening and community gardens for 10 years. Very passionate to do all the research possible before I began to be successful learning from others who were successful in growing indian vegetables in west and east coast.


Are you currently farming?

No

What are your short term goals for the land

To try to produce Indian vegetables in a smaller patch for family and friends. Look at green house feasibility for winter times and planning the planting and irrigation, plant support structures. Winter crops for soil improvements etc..


What are your long term goals

Expand more based on the success to Upick fresh Indian vegetable/flower/herb/fruit farm for spring to summer season. Buy/own the land to continue farming


Describe your housing needs

1. A shelter for shade ..
2. Parking for vehicles
3.Storage for toolboxes/contaniers/ Organic fertilizers and pest control,
4. Bench for potting/package
5. Rest room access for workers


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

Refine from using harsh chemicals, maintain safety during work or visiting, ensure safety equipment and practice in place for every one who works at farm, follow Oregon form bureau guidance or local safety protocols before inviting or opening the business to strangers, Invite students/kids, rookie gardeners for gardening lessons, research and stay abreast with local pests and diseases, invite and learn from other farmers

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Portland Area

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

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Flowers, Herbs, Orchard/Fruit, Vegetables, Vineyard

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

Interested in these growing practices:
Organic, Not Certified

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
March 8, 2022



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