Seeking Purchase or Lease in Hood River Valley


Land Seeker Description

Hello! My name is Kyle. I’m an experienced winegrower, farmer, rancher, winemaker, cook, and restaurateur. I’m mechanically inclined, work hard, and understand plant growth process to a high degree.  I’m originally from a small college town in Ohio, in an area where my family owned a century farm. I have been in Oregon for 13 years, mostly with time in the Willamette Valley. In addition I have a business degree focused on marketing and have done master’s work in brand management. I’m also a veteran and served as a boat driver (boatswain mate and coxswain) in the USCG.

I’m searching for land in the Hood River Valley or Columbia River Gorge to plant grapevines and possibly start a holistic farm.

What features of the property are essential?

Water Rights
Well- Drained Soil
South to South East Aspect

Describe your farming experience

I have farming experience in the Willamette Valley, Columbia River Gorge, and Central Otago New Zealand

Are you currently farming?


What are your short term goals for the land

Plant grapevines and establish a holistic farm.

What are your long term goals

Grow world-class high elevation wines

Describe your housing needs

No housing needs

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

I welcome all communities

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:

Acreage desired:
21+ acres

Seeking land access by:
April 1, 2023

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Dairy, Flowers, Orchard/Fruit, Pasture, Vegetables, Vineyard

Interested in these business arrangements:
Sale of Land, Lease-to-own, Lease with option to purchase, Lease for cash

Interested in these growing practices:
Certified Organic, Biodynamic, Dry Farming

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
February 27, 2023

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