Seeking land to rent/creative solution/MOU FOR 5-10 ACRES with housing in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas counties


Land Seeker Description

I am currently living in Arizona but looking to move back to Oregon in the next two months. I have seven years of farming experience, and have Associate and Bachelor degrees in Agriculture and related fields. I am looking to set up multiple enterprises including row crops, berries, nuts, poultry, and goat-milk as well as hosting farm dinners and eventually supplying my own restaurant and events.

What features of the property are essential?

Barn, greenhouse/hoophouse/cold frame, pasture, woodland, workable soil with some organic matter (silt-loam, clay-loam), electricity, preferably previously organically managed

Describe your farming experience

I ran a small CSA operation in Boring, OR for a few years. Also sold produce out of my yard for several years. I have research and college education experience, and worked with FoFF as a volunteer for four years (2010-2014)

Are you currently farming?


What are your short term goals for the land

Ramp up production supplying restaurants, farmers market stand. Host pop-ups in city to test drive product and my own culinary skills (I'm a classically trained chef and sommelier) and host on farm dinners

What are your long term goals

Supply 75-85% of all produce for my own purposes

Describe your housing needs

I need a one to two bedroom space, house or trailer or cabin, I'm not picky. I can rent a home or apartment offsite if the housing isn't available on the *right* property.

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

I will carry my own insurance. I will encourage volunteerism. I will restrict entry as needed.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
North Willamette Valley, Portland Area

Acreage desired:
5 - 10 acres

Seeking land access by:
May 15, 2022

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Bees, Berries, Dairy, Goats, Grain, Herbs, Mushrooms, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Poultry, Rabbits, Vegetables, Vineyard

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

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

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
February 4, 2022

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