Seeking Purchase or Lease: 20 acres or plus in Marion County or surroundings


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Land Seeker Description

Hello, my name is Sam. I am a senior student in Trauma counseling. My husband and I have a vision to start safe house farm that will offer paid jobs to women while offering safety and refuge to them and their children.
We have a vision of a self sustainable farm.


What features of the property are essential?

Well drained soil, electricity and sewer on side, barns/ structures,


Describe your farming experience

My parents had a farm with olive trees, fruits trees and vegetables. We raised cows for milk, sheep and goats.
I helped a lot growing up.


Are you currently farming?

Yes

What are your short term goals for the land

We would start with a few high tunnels growing vegetables, greens and some cucurbits (squash, pumpkin and melon etc.)
At the same time, We will start with a few goats and sheep and chicken.
By the 3rd year, we will be planting olive trees and chestnut trees.
By the 5th year, we can build a safe house to host women.


What are your long term goals

- olive trees would be ready for harvest
- starting setting up a small olive press
- we will have a trade mark for our own olive oil/ pickled olives.
- Selling chestnuts
- looking for a bigger land for fruit trees.


Describe your housing needs

We would like to live on the farm. We would buy a land with a house or we can use a manufactured house. We would need a 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom house.
If the law allows us to have a safe house, we would need more rooms for housing women and their children.

Additional Land Seeker Details

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

Acreage desired:
21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
August 17, 2020

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Bees, Goats, Hay, Nuts, Pasture, Poultry, Sheep, Vegetables, Other

Interested in these business arrangements:
Sale of Land

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

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
August 13, 2020



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