Seeking a rent to own small farm or portion of property for small aspiring farm family.


Land Seeker Description

We are a small family of 3, My husband is 31 and a Mechanic, born and raised one. I’m 27, in college undecided, working in a Dialysis clinic. We have a 3 year old and a year old husky. We moved to Portland 2 times from Colorado, this time is permanent. We are looking to change our way of life, start a farm and become more self-sustaining. We want to raise our children in that life. Feel connected to the place we live and have work that feels satisfying.

We are looking for somewhere to get on our feet with farming, see what methods would work for us in the long term. How farming is practiced in Oregon.

Ideally we would like to find somewhere to rent with a rent to own option or partnership. A livable dwelling that we could fix up if need be, space to garden and have chickens, goats, or sheep. Someone willing to mentor us in the beginning would be invaluable.

What features of the property are essential?

Livable structure, barn, electricity, well, or water rights. Still researching.

Describe your farming experience

NO farming experience. Some backyard gardening but not recently.

Are you currently farming?


What are your short term goals for the land

Get our hands dirty and gain experience in what we like and what is practical for us and the are we are in. We want to start first with vegetable gardening and finding a method we like, chickens, and goats or sheep. Bees, make some money to get our own space.

What are your long term goals

We want to have a farm of our own where we can grow vegetables and raise animals for our own consumption and to sell to others, enough to support our farm and family.

Describe your housing needs

Something livable for 2 adults, a child, and 1 dog.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Central, Coastal, Eastern, Gorge, 5, South Willamette Valley, North Willamette Valley, Portland Area, Southern

Acreage desired:
1 - 5 acres

Seeking land access by:
August 29, 2020

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Bees, Berries, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Herbs, Hogs, Horses, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Vineyard

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

Interested in these growing practices:
Certified Organic, Organic, Not Certified

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
August 31, 2020

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