Seeking land to lease/own creating new beginnings in Multnomah County


Land Seeker Description

I have extensive experience on the retail and wholesale sides, and want to now farm. I prefer land to purchase or lease long term, and would ideally build or rent a home for me and my two sons.

What features of the property are essential?

Must have: Water rights, sewer, well, utilities. Would like: barn, home/house, balance of pasture and woodland.

Describe your farming experience

My degree is in ag sciences (dairy and veterinary focus). I've worked in produce for two decades.

Are you currently farming?


What are your short term goals for the land

Ideally I would start with medicinal herbs, chickens, and small livestock. I'm a maker and fiber crafter. Would expand based on needs identified.

What are your long term goals

Understand the needs of the craft industry in and around Portland (food, beverage, distillery, restaurant, and maker community) and build a plan to meet needs.

Describe your housing needs

I need a home (or place to build or place a home) for me and my two sons (3 cats, one livestock guardian dog, and possibly one pig).

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

I have spend my life building inclusive and welcoming communities.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Portland Area

Acreage desired:
Less than 1 acre, 1 - 5 acres, 5 - 10 acres, 11 - 20 acres

Seeking land access by:
June 1, 2023

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Bees, Berries, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Herbs, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Poultry, Vegetables, Vineyard, Other

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

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

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
June 30, 2023

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