Seeking Lease to Own Large Acreage Close to Portland for Permaculture Education Farming


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Land Seeker Description

Seeking Lease to Own Large Acreage Close to Portland for Permaculture Education Farming

You:

-Own 40-400+ acres of land within one hour of Portland

-Interest in permaculture and sustainable farming yourself, or

-interest in passing ownership of your land to the next generation interested in permaculture and sustainable farming and seeing your land used for both permaculture, education and agriculture experiences for others

-open to a lease-to-own arrangement and/or open to receiving a portion of the proceeds from farm activities

-interest or support for entrepreneurship (not required)

-may have experienced limitations monetizing, marketing or selling agricultural products and operations and want to grow revenue (not required)

-Possibly looking to retire and/or still be able to generate income (not required)

-Open to mentoring (not required)

Me:

-passionate about healthy, sustainable environments, food and habitat for the existing and future generations

-10-year marketing, management and M&A consultant, entrepreneur and product designer

-interested in biodynamic engineering, permaculture, connections between healthy land and healthy people and communities, entrepreneurship, education

 

The vision:

Build a beautiful, tourable permaculture property that hosts education and community events. Augment the farm revenue with revenue from online businesses, training courses, and education and community events while building the permaculture systems and designs on the property. Provide well-paying, meaningful employment to individuals with skills and talents in management, farming, permaculture, landscaping, etc but who may not have a background in business, sales & marketing, product design, etc. Create a multi-generational community that works together to build a sustainable farm property with far-reaching benefits.

 


What features of the property are essential?

Water rights, irrigations structures, land that has a majority of space without forested tree areas, electricity and sewer would be great


Describe your farming experience

My experience is in business consulting and product design. My goal is to create an agriculture business and property that features permaculture and biodynamic farm design from talented individuals with farming experience but who possibly feel challenged with running a business, designing products and marketing them.

I have raised two german shephards, the second was a GSD pyrenees and she became a working dog on a goat farm near Sherwood.


Are you currently farming?

No

What are your short term goals for the land

These are our top 5 short-term goals for the first 5 years:

1. Evaluate the landscape, map out a permaculture and tourable land use layout, and prepare the soil for permaculture farming
2. Plant the permaculture design and add animals
3. Host education and community events immediately to jumpstart revenue
4. Launch online businesses and online business education programs in the natural setting to create an agriculture and technology ecosystem that provides revenue for the land project and education to tech and business workers
5. Begin creating revenue from agriculture products from the land


What are your long term goals

These are our top 4 long-term goals for the next 5-10 years:

1. Cultivate the permaculture farm to maturity and sustainable production
2. Implement and refine a re-occurring multi-revenue-stream model with year-over-year KPI goals
3. Grow social media following to 500K+ and implement a fundraising funnel for permaculture education and implementation
4. Invest in growth and maturity of the operation


Describe your housing needs

I would love to live on the property. I am open to all options.


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

We've created a safe and welcoming business model that is inclusive of the community. It will operate on inclusive written policies that ensure that safe and welcoming environment.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Central, Coastal, Portland Area, Neighboring States

Acreage desired:
21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
April 6, 2022

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Bees, Berries, Cattle, Dairy, 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, Partnership

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

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
April 5, 2022



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