Seeking Pasture for a few cows


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Land Seeker Description

I am a small-scale farmer, raising retired dairy cows for beef shares. I am looking to start expanding my operation and in search of pasture and people to collaborate with. I love my cows more than anything and am committed to best practices for them and the land. 


What features of the property are essential?

Pasture, water, fencing.


Describe your farming experience

Have spent several years patterning in raising cows with a friend and now venturing out on taking more on solo. This was my first year selling beef to other people and it was a great success! Did rotational grazing through the spring with 7 cows on 4 acres. Currently making a plan for winter and spring and looking for more land to spread out the impact of the animals and preserve the pasture infrastructure. Always Learning more about rotational grazing and using best practices to promote pasture health, growth, and regeneration.


Are you currently farming?

Yes

What are your short term goals for the land

Sell ocal beef shares of dairy breeds as an extra sustainable way of supplying beef.
Want to continue learning more about herd management and rotation on pasture.


What are your long term goals

Expand to larger market and have meat also in small local shops doing nose-to-tail and potentially some local restaurants.


Describe your housing needs

None


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

My goal is to create education and accessibility to all to learn a how to keep being stewards of the land and animals. Everyone is welcome, all ages, races, genders, ethnicities.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Portland Area

Acreage desired:
1 - 5 acres, 5 - 10 acres

Seeking land access by:
May 22, 2022

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Cattle

Interested in these business arrangements:
Lease for cash, Lease for trade, Partnership

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

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
September 16, 2022



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