seeking lease/partnership 1/2 acre for rainbow herb farm


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Land Seeker Description

Hello,

Requesting with honor and humility to the land, and all spirits who pass through it. 

I am a farmer seeking to lease or trade for 1/4-1/2 acre to grow culinary and tea herbs and ideally live on site. I have been farming for five years and looking for a new opportunity to specify my crops. will be no-till and organic practices only for a small market business. 

Interest in stewarding land that has been an herb farm or garden previously, or has fruit trees/other perennials.  I am european- and japanese-american. 

Peace to you for reading this 🙂 

-Abby


What features of the property are essential?

preferred: water access, barn/structure, organically farmed


Describe your farming experience

I have farmed vegetables and herbs organically for the past four years. Propagation and crop planning, small CSA and market operations, no- and low-till bed cycles, drought-conscious irrigation, and labor management/planning. Internship with small-scale herb/fruit/nut orchards before that.


Are you currently farming?

Yes

What are your short term goals for the land

Lease 1/4 acre for no-till herb production
Open to partnership to cultivate and share garden produce
Build a solar dehydrator that can be used and stored on site


What are your long term goals

Connect with retiring herb farmers who are seeking stewardship of their plants and wisdom

Lease-to-own 3-5 acres

Co-operate space with other small farmers of mushrooms, sheep, flowers, bees


Describe your housing needs

Preference to existing farmhouse or some infrastructure, though creative solutions are abundant

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Central, Coastal, Gorge, 5, South Willamette Valley, North Willamette Valley, Portland Area, Southern, Neighboring States

Acreage desired:
Less than 1 acre

Seeking land access by:
January 1, 2022

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Bees, Herbs, Mushrooms, Orchard/Fruit, Vegetables

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

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

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
October 11, 2021



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