Seeking lease, creative solution Marion or Clackamas County


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Land Seeker Description

Family of five.  Couple has five years experience as timber managers, managed over 300 acres of timber – displaced due to Beachie Creek fire.  Seeking farm with housing.  Lots of experience with maintenance, construction, heavy equipment, security, farm business and accounting.  Experience in foraging and truffles.  Not much experience with traditional crops or animals but eager to learn!


What features of the property are essential?

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Describe your farming experience

Husband/wife team. Wife grew up on timber farm. Husband grew up helping maintain grandfather's stables. For the past five years have been apprentice managers to wife's family's timber farm. Wife did project management, accounting, some labor. Husband was in charge of physical labor, repairs, maintenance and security. Were in early development of starting non-timber products business such as truffles, mushrooms and other wild forest products.


Are you currently farming?

No

What are your short term goals for the land

To provide income and food from a farm-based operation that would at least sustain our small family. Manage a farm that is self-sufficient. To diversify our experience as farmers. We are open to suggestion and can get on board with someone's vision for their farm.


What are your long term goals

Be proficient farmers, have stable housing, income and independent food sources. To have utilized our experience to generate creative income streams.


Describe your housing needs

Family: two adults, three children. Farming & homeschooling family (ages 11, 8, 5).

Additional Land Seeker Details

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

Acreage desired:
1 - 5 acres, 5 - 10 acres, 11 - 20 acres, 21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
October 26, 2020

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

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, Biodynamic, Dry Farming, Season Extension, Conventional

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
November 8, 2020



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