Long term lease for radical farming in Willamette valley.


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Land Seeker Description

I have been farming for ten years around the the corvallis/Philomath area. I have worked in many different roles on farms from cut flowers, hazelnuts, sheep, pastured eggs, vineyard management/ wine making to creating my own farm (Red Bird Acres).  I am now looking for land that I can see for the long term and work with a land owner who has a vision for creating radical food. I am very aware of what it takes to create a farm from the ground up and the hurdles we will have to jump through.


What features of the property are essential?

Water rights, oak wood land, pasture


Describe your farming experience

I have worked in many different aspects of food production in the Willamette valley. From Interning on pasture based livestock farms, working Hourly on vineyards, flower farms and other farm businesses, to creating my own livestock farm Red Bird Acres


Are you currently farming?

Yes

What are your short term goals for the land

Gettting established. Understanding the seasonality of the land and developing a good relationship with the land owner


What are your long term goals

Creating some of the best charcuterie in the world. Making a tasting room and creating experiences that people form all over the world want to come and experience.


Describe your housing needs

Minimal, rustic,


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

I am open to creative solutions to ensure all folks are welcome and feel comfortable in the spaces we create.

Additional Land Seeker Details

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

Acreage desired:
5 - 10 acres, 11 - 20 acres, 21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
October 31, 2023

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Berries, Cattle, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Hogs, Nuts, Pasture, Poultry, Sheep, Vegetables, Vineyard

Interested in these business arrangements:
Sale of Land, 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, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, 7

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
February 27, 2024



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