Seeking land lease or trade: small acreage and indoor space.


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Land Seeker Description

Hello my name is James, I am 29 year old Mycology enthusiast looking for a place to set up a small scale low impact outdoor mushroom cultivation farm.  I have been cultivating mushrooms for 10 years as a hobby and am looking to scale up and start a small business. I am looking for outdoor space to grow as well as indoor space to set up a mycology lab/produce spawn. I want to develop and implement low tek, plastic free, low energy usage mushroom cultivation techniques that function in synchrony with mother nature.  I am looking for land for lease or trade.


What features of the property are essential?

Out door space for small hoop houses to be set up, indoor space with water, temperature control and electricity for mycology lab and spawn production.


Describe your farming experience

10 year hobby mycologist and mushroom farmer


Are you currently farming?

No

What are your short term goals for the land

Set up a small scale outdoor mushroom farm. develop ethical farming practices. create community engagement and education.


What are your long term goals

to create a small profitable business for myself. develop techniques to reduce waste streams and create sustainable local food systems


Describe your housing needs

I have stable housing. I could possibly be interested in housing onsite.


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

create open inclusive space with community engagement.

Additional Land Seeker Details

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

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

Seeking land access by:
December 10, 2021

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Berries, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Other

Interested in these business arrangements:
Lease for cash, Lease for trade, Partnership, Other

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

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
December 10, 2021



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