Seeking 1-10 acres for fruit, nut or vegetable crops.


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Land Seeker Description

I am looking to try my hand at direct farming after several related activities (nursery work, hydroponic basil, craft cider production). I am a competent gardener and am reasonably familiar with the berry, tree fruit and nut industries. I am financially solvent and have realistic expectations, so please don’t be afraid to consider meeting to discuss possibilities with no pressure. I will leave your land in as good or better shape than I find it.


What features of the property are essential?

water rights


Describe your farming experience

Technical nursery work; hydroponic basil - sole responsibility; craft cider - sole responsibility, including pruning, grafting, orchard maintenance and fermentation; vegetable gardening, also oyster and shiitake logs; forest maintenance (East Coast) for firewood and invasive species elimination, experienced with chainsaw.


Are you currently farming?

No

What are your short term goals for the land

Work with fruit and nut crops. Try my hand at market gardening (a few acres).


What are your long term goals

Self-employment.


Describe your housing needs

Currently living in Springfield.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Coastal, 5, South Willamette Valley

Acreage desired:
1 - 5 acres, 5 - 10 acres

Seeking land access by:
August 8, 2021

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

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

Interested in these growing practices:
Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified, Season Extension, Conventional

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
August 9, 2021



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