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Land Seeker Description

Hello!

 

My name is Joseph Thompson. My wife and I along with our three children are ready to live a more natural life and make our living off the land. We are open to various types of operations and I plan on utilizing my background in marketing, sales and I.T. to help grow our farm business. We would love to connect with any farmers that have a passion for keeping the land they’ve taken care of with a young family that wants to continue their vision. Our goal is to eventually pass down land to our children and have them avoid the hustle and bustle that all seems so fake in today’s society. We also have a vision of building a small farm school that will teach in person and online. This will help provide income and inspire others to live a more natural life. Thank you very much for taking the time to read this listing. We look forward to connecting with you!

Regards,

Joe


What features of the property are essential?

water rights, on-site sewer, on-site private well, irrigation structures, barns/structures, pasture


Describe your farming experience

Worked on a large scale dairy farm in NY and also helped with a local homestead and CSA operation here in Colorado.


Are you currently farming?

No

What are your short term goals for the land

Learn what is working and what needs to be improved on the land. Build a plan to grow and market the products that will produce income and have a beautiful environment that will inspire future farmers.


What are your long term goals

Live off the income produced from the land and teach others through educational programs how to do the same. Pass down land and knowledge to our next generation.


Describe your housing needs

Basic housing that we can ideally build a cob house or something similar eventually.

Additional Land Seeker Details

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

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

Seeking land access by:
January 2, 2022

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

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, Conventional, 7

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
October 4, 2021



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